• Domestic labour markets and foreign direct investment 

      Haaland, Jan Ingvald Meidell; Wooton, Ian (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2003-06)
      We study how the labour market and industry uncertainty affect the investment decisions of multinational enterprises (MNEs). In an uncertain business climate, MNEs must take account of the future in deciding where to ...
    • Domestic labour markets and foreign direct investment 

      Haaland, Jan Ingvald Meidell; Wooton, Ian (Working Paper, Working paper, 2005-12)
      We study how the labour market and industry uncertainty affect the investment decisions of multinational enterprises (MNEs). In an uncertain business climate, MNEs must take account of the future in deciding where to locate ...
    • International competition for multinational investment 

      Haaland, Jan Ingvald Meidell; Wooton, Ian (Discussion paper, Working paper, 1998-08)
      We examine the economic justification for providing investment subsidies to foreign-owned multinationals. These provide employment opportunities and generate demand for domestic intermediate inputs, produced by domestic ...
    • Multinational firms : easy come, easy go? 

      Haaland, Jan Ingvald Meidell; Wooton, Ian (Working paper, Working paper, 2000-12)
      Although many countries welcome inward investments by multinational firms (MNEs), it is often perceived that MNEs readily close down production in bad times. We study the choice of an MNE in deciding whether to establish ...
    • Multinational investment, industry risk, and policy competition 

      Haaland, Jan Ingvald Meidell; Wooton, Ian (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2001-12)
      In an uncertain business climate, multinational enterprises must take account of future exit costs in deciding where to locate a branch plant. We study how differences in national labour-market conditions between countries ...