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The International Aspects of State-Owned Enterprises

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State-owned enterprises are growing in relative importance both within various national economies and in international economic relations. Some facts concerning the practices of such enterprises and the consequences of their operations can be asserted with confidence. However, some major questions of fact and policy have yet to be resolved. Both areas are explored in the discussion below.

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*Raymond Vernon is Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Business Management at the Harvard Business School and Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in Harvard's Government Department. He is the author of books on multinational enterprises and international economic relations, and is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business.

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Vernon, R. The International Aspects of State-Owned Enterprises. J Int Bus Stud 10, 7–14 (1979).

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