Firms’ International Status and Heterogeneity in Performance: Evidence from Italy

  • Lorenzo Casaburi
  • Valeria Gattai
  • G. Alfredo Minerva
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Recent years have seen remarkable changes in the nature of trade and FDI flows. Globalization has stretched national boundaries and broadened firms’ perspective, making business an international issue. As a result, the international involvement of firms has increased over time, and multinational enterprises have become key players of this globalized modern scenario.


Foreign Direct Investment International Status Global Economy Domestic Firm Final Good 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lorenzo Casaburi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Valeria Gattai
    • 1
    • 3
  • G. Alfredo Minerva
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Harvard UniversityUSA
  3. 3.University ‘L. Bocconi’MilanItaly

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