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Title: State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies
Authors: Rutherford, Tod D.
Murray, Gregor
Almond, Phil
Pelard, Matthieu
Keywords: Inward investment regimes
Institutions
The state
Multinational enterprises
Labour
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis © Regional Studies Association
Citation: RUTHERFORD, T.D. ... et al, 2017. State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies. Regional Studies, doi:10.1080/00343404.2017.1346368.
Abstract: State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies. Regional Studies. Based on Kitchener–Waterloo, Ontario, and Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, case studies, we link inward investment regimes (IIR) to the strategic relational approach to the state. The state continues to be significant in (1) selecting multinational enterprise (MNE) value-chain segments; (2) policies maximizing foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers; (3) empowering IIR participants; and (4) managing the institutionalized compromises underlying these policies. Quebec’s developmental state (QDS) reflects labour’s greater power and has stronger levers to maximize FDI spillovers than Ontario’s competition state (OCS); however, both confront significant FDI challenges.
Description: This paper is closed access until 8th February 2019.
Sponsor: The authors acknowledge funding received for this project from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2017.1346368
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26138
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2017.1346368
ISSN: 0034-3404
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