The determinants of host country spillovers from foreign direct investment: a review and synthesis of the literature

  • Magnus Blomström
  • Ari Kokko
  • Steven Globerman


The existence of spillover efficiency benefits to host country economies from inward foreign direct investment (FDI) is well documented in the literature.1 The determinants of the size and scope of the spillover benefits have also been studied, but they are not as clearly and consistently documented as the existence and magnitude of the relevant externalities.


Host Country Foreign Ownership Intellectual Property Protection Foreign Affiliate Foreign Technology 
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  • Magnus Blomström
  • Ari Kokko
  • Steven Globerman

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