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Direct foreign investment and export : the case of Italy and its small enterprises

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1.5. New Challenges for the DFI theories I DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND EXPORT: THE CASE OF ITALY AND ITS SMALL ENTERPRISES Andrea Manuelli July 1999 Working Paper 293 The Institute of Social Studies is Europe's longest-established centre of higher education and research in development studies. Post-graduate teaching programmes range from six-week diploma courses to the PhD programme. Research at ISS is fundamental in the sense of laying a scientific basis for the formulation of appropriate development policies. The academic work of ISS is disseminated in the form of books, journal articles, teaching texts, monographs and working papers. The Working Paper series provides a forum for work in progress which seeks to elicit comments and generate discussion. The series includes the research of staff, PhD participants and visiting fellows, and outstanding research papers by graduate students. For further information contact: ORPAS - Institute of Social Studies - P.O. Box 29776 2502LT The Hague - The Netherlands - FAX: +31 70 4260799 E-mail: [email protected] ISSN 0921-0210 Comments are welcome and should be addressed to the author: II CONTENTS 1.Introduction.................................................................................................................................... 1 1.1 Objective, Scope and Organisation of the Study.......................................................... 1 1.2. Data and Methodology: A Brief Note.......................................................................... 2 2. Theoretical Framework................................................................................................................. 3 2.1. Introduction ................................................................................................................. 3 2.2. Ownership Advantages and Intangible Assets as determinants of DFI ...................... 4 2.3. New Trade Theories: Towards a Dyna

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