Discussion of the results
After the description of general findings regarding the sample and subnational institutional specifications, along with a presentation the results of the analysis, the next section is dedicated to a closer discussion of the outcomes. First of all, possible causes for unsupported hypotheses are discussed. A special focus is put on the explanation of the cases, in which the institutional influence on entry mode choice is significant (H1-3), but the findings do not show an influence of the theoretically predicted mode on performance (H5-7).
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