A Note on Foreign Direct Investment and Exports in Vertically Differentiated Industries

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Jie Ma

University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of International Trade and Economics

Jidong Zhou

University College London - Department of Economics

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Date Written: January 5, 2010

Abstract

We examine the FDI versus exports decision of a multiproduct monopolist firm which supplies vertically differentiated products, and show that the proximity-concentration trade-off can generate FDI-export coexistence.

Keywords: FDI, vertical product differentiation, multiproduct monopoly

JEL Classification: F12, F23

Suggested Citation

Ma, Jie and Zhou, Jidong, A Note on Foreign Direct Investment and Exports in Vertically Differentiated Industries (January 5, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1551532 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1551532

Jie Ma (Contact Author)

University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of International Trade and Economics ( email )

10 East Huixin Street
Chaouang District
Beijing, 100029
China

Jidong Zhou

University College London - Department of Economics ( email )

Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT
United Kingdom

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