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Cross-region FDI productivity spillovers in transition economies: Evidence from China
Post-communist economies
  • Xiaowen Tian, Bond University
  • Vai Io Lo, Bond University
  • Shuanglin Lin, University of Nebraska
  • Shunfeng Song, University of Nevada
Date of this Version
2-18-2011
Document Type
Journal Article
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Tian, X., Lo, V. I., Lin, S., & Song, S. (2011). Cross-region FDI productivity spillovers in transition economies: Evidence from China. Post-communist economies, 23(1), 105-118.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 140202

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Abstract
Prior studies have failed to examine the spatial dimension of FDI productivityspillovers in transition economies. Using data from China, this article investigates how FDI in one location may affect the productivity of domestic firms in another location. The study finds strong evidence that FDI in the growth pole on the coast adversely affects the productivity of domestic firms in the peripheral interior. There is also some evidence that FDI in the peripheral interior positively affects the productivity of domestic firms in the growth pole on the coast. The findings indicate that the inflows of FDI contribute to the widening regional disparities in transition economies like China.
Citation Information
Xiaowen Tian, Vai Io Lo, Shuanglin Lin and Shunfeng Song. "Cross-region FDI productivity spillovers in transition economies: Evidence from China" Post-communist economies Vol. 23 Iss. 1 (2011) p. 105 - 118 ISSN: 1463-1377
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/vai_lo/20/