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Hardcover | Out of Print | 384 pp. | 6 x 9 in | September 1983 | ISBN: 9780262110860
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The Multinational Corporation in the 1980s


This collection of essays addresses the vital question of how much the theory of direct foreign investment - developed a decade ago before many drastic changes took place on the international economic scene - still holds. Grouped in five major sections, they cover The Theory of Direct Foreign Investment; Industrial Organization and International Markets; Country Studies; International Finance; and Implications for the United States.Charles P. Kindleberger is Ford International Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at MIT. David B. Audretsch is Assistant Professor of Economics at Middlebury College.

About the Editor

Charles P. Kindleberger is Ford International Professor of Economics Emeritus, MIT and Visiting Professor, Brandeis University.


“Multinational corporations have become an important and enduring feature of the world economy. This book offers a valuable addition to our understanding of why they exist how they work how they clash with governments and how the disagreements can be resolved.”
Richard N. Cooper, Harvard University