Outward Foreign Direct Investment as Escape Response to Home Country Institutional Constraints

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 579-594, 2007

42 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2008 Last revised: 12 Apr 2018

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Michael A. Witt

INSEAD

Arie Y. Lewin

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This paper presents a model of institutional change; links the speed and other characteristics of institutional change to the construct of "strategic coordination" from the varieties of capitalism literature; and proposes a linkage to outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) in advanced industrialized economies.

Keywords: outward foreign direct investment, institutional change, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, FDI

Suggested Citation

Witt, Michael A. and Lewin, Arie Y., Outward Foreign Direct Investment as Escape Response to Home Country Institutional Constraints (2007). Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 579-594, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1264302

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