Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Sakai Ando , and Mengxue Wang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 13 March 2020
Keywords: Foreign investment, International investment position, Balance of payments, Labor productivity, Job creation, FDI, Orbis, Ownership, WP, domestic firm
This paper studies whether FDI firms employ more workers than domestic firms for each dollar of assets. Using the Orbis database and its ownership structure information, we show that, in most economies, domestic fi...