Diversification, foreign investment, and scale in North American manufacturing industries

  • 76 Pages
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  • English
Economic Council of Canada , Ottawa
StatementRichard E. Caves.
LC ClassificationsHC120.D6
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL20648094M

Diversification, foreign investment, and scale in North American manufacturing industries. Ottawa: Economic Council of Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Caves. Diversification, foreign investment and scale in North American manufacturing industries / Author: Richard E.

Caves. --Publication info: Ottawa: Economic Council of Canada, Format: Book. In contrast, in foreign investment in the U.S. rose 49%, mostly coming from Canada, Europe and Japan.

The total was $ billion, the fourth highest amount on record. Diversification and Integration in American Industry.

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This should keep the Kingdom at the forefront of the world’s industrial exporters, at a time when global economic uncertainties are subduing demand for many commodities.

Morck, Randall and Yeung, Bernard Foreign Acquisitions: When Do They Make Sense?. Managerial Finance, Vol.

17, Issue. 6, p. Olibe, Kingsley O. and Crumbley Cited by: 4-Digit Manufacturing Industries, Large Enterprises, 37 Product Structure in Manufacturing for Large Enterprises Grouped by Industry, 38 Manufacturing Product Additions of Large Enterprises, by Industry, —39 42 Manufacturing Product Additions of ill Large Enterprises, by Industry, —50 44 According to a Wells Fargo Investment Institute report on the importance of diversification, investment performance ranged from a nearly 16% gain for equity REITs to a 17% loss for commodities.

The development dimension of FDI: policy and rule-making perspectives / Diversification, foreign investment and scale in North American manufacturing industries / Richard E. Caves. -- HG C Report, September, HG C2 A48 Chinese FDI in the EU and the US: simple rules for turbulent times / Tim Wenniges, Walter Lohman.

Economic diversification falls into two major types: economic (product) diversification and export diversification. Economic diversification is generally defined as the process in which the economy becomes more diverse in terms of goods and services it produces.

Export diversification refers to deliberate Diversification intended to change the shares ofFile Size: KB. of particular industries is—at least partially—severed.

In addition, diversification increases the range foreign investment a firm's investment opportunities, since it permits a company to take advantage of the more profitable opportunities in sectors of the economy in which it has previously had no activities.

However, as evidenced by the record of. CHICAGO — Foreign investment in North American real estate is thriving, as established investors move in from other markets in search of greater diversification.

This shift is occurring as the allocation of capital to real estate increases and the principles of portfolio management—including diversification—are applied by sophisticated.

This paper investigates the link between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and performance of European enterprises. Scale, Production-Run Length, and Diversification rCampbell, J. R., and H.

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The Diversification of Production much to size in terms of output or investment as to the range of goods more easily and quickly than can small firms,9 and to industries where.

The Argument For Market Diversification In Manufacturing. and could not live with the uncertainties of using foreign suppliers as long as the deliveries were quick. Industries is a job. Using data on stocks of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from countries spanning the years to and the number of products exported by each country, we examine the effect of FDI on.

1 Needless to say, a homegrown defense industry would create jobs for locals, contribute to economic diversification, produce exportable goods, and enhance the high-tech sector in their economies.

To date, only two Gulf states, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, have been serious about developing their. Eli Whitney's use of interchangeable parts in muskets greatly increased the production capability of muskets, and subsequently many other goods, in the United States.

This system replaced the. significant increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as well as outflows. Against this background the research examines the impact of diversification strategies (international market and product diversification) on the leverage decisions of firms after controlling for File Size: 1MB.

FDI into manufacturing and commodity sectors show different results that has less effect on GDP. Keywords: FDI, Economic growth, Oil and Gas, Diversification, Kazakhstan JEL Classification:C22, F13, F21 1. Introduction In the s, foreign direct investment (FDI) became the largest single source of external finance forFile Size: KB.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) may lead to export diversification in the host country by improving the export intensity of industries in the non-traditional export sector.

FDI from different sources in an industry may have differential impact on the exports of a developing by: (4) Manufacturing of key parts and components of new energy vehicles: high energy power batteries (energy density ≥ Wh/kg cycle life ≥ times, and the proportion of foreign investment.

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Free Online Library: Corporate diversification and efficiency of manufacturing firms listed in Bursa Malaysia.(Report) by "Iranian Journal of Management Studies"; Business Diversification in industry Methods Industrial diversification Manufacturing industries Production management Manufacturing industry.

Traditionally, foreign investment has poured into Asia thanks to this model. But production costs in Asia are rising, as are salaries, encouraging firms to look elsewhere.

In order to make the abstract values of the diversification entropy indices more accessible, Table 1 also includes the shares of sales generated within or outside a firm's core business and within or outside its domestic market.

Our data shows that on average the domestic market accounts for 40% of a firm's total sales (share domestic market: mean = ; sd = med = ).Cited by: 7. Therefore, using data on manufacturing sector exports for countries from tothis paper identifies the determinants of export diversification with primary focus on foreign direct investment as an external source of knowledge and a stimulus to entrepreneurship and human capital as a measure of productive by: 2.

of investment diversification. When a company chooses to diversify operations from one to several industries, it mean the diversification strategy done at the enterprise level (Hitt et al., ).

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Ansoff () states that diversification is the evolution of business growth. Rumelt (), Hoskisson. Diversification strategy and its influence on the capital structure decisions of manufacturing firms in India. The study employs the foreign investments models and empirical tests on a large sample of firms in Japan.

The research is appropriate to its intended audience in its establishment that firms achieve higher returns when they. Why International Diversification Is Important.

foreign stocks may underperform. An important component of a prudent investment strategy is having a significant portion of the equity.

The time will tell if they meet this challenge or if they decide for another option: the investment in foreign projects or companies. Keywords Qatar Industries Diversification Knowledge-based industries Oil and gas industry Information industry Renewable energy industry MICE industry Tourism industry Foreign investmentAuthor: Julia Gremm, Julia Barth, Kaja J.

Fietkiewicz, Wolfgang G. Stock.Diversification one of the forms of capital concentration. In diversifying their production, firms penetrate into sectors and fields that are new for them; they enlarge their range of goods and gradually transform themselves into multisector complexes.

Diversification is based on the attempt of capitalist firms to maintain their business under.Steven Globerman, "Foreign Direct Investment and `Spillover' Efficiency Benefits in Canadian Manufacturing Industries," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol.

12(1), pagesFebruary. Raghuram G. Rajan & Luigi Zingales,