Toward an Eclectic Theory of International Production: Some Empirical Tests

  • John H. Dunning


This paper first sets out the main features of the eclectic theory of international production and then seeks to evaluate its significance of ownership- and location- specific variables in explaining the industrial pattern and geographical distribution of the sales of U.S. affiliates in fourteen manufacturing industries in seven countries in 1970.

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© Academy of International Business 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • John H. Dunning
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Reading

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