TITLE

Foreign investment and the decapitalization of underdeveloped host countries

AUTHOR(S)
Rothgeb Jr., John M.
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
Social Science Journal;1990, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p457
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the claim that multinational corporations decapitalize underdeveloped host countries. Types of decapitalization mechanisms; Use of Game-theoretic analysis the explore the arguments presented; Unlikeliness of far-sighted corporations that wish to protect their assets to engage in decapitalization.
ACCESSION #
9606215920

 

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