Toward an Eclectic Theory of International Production: Some Empirical Tests

  • John H. Dunning


This paper first sets out the main features of the eclectic theory of international production and then seeks to evaluate its significance of ownership- and location-specific variables in explaining the industrial pattern and geographical distribution of the sales of U.S. affiliates in fourteen manufacturing industries in seven countries in 1970.


Foreign Direct Investment Host Country Home Country Foreign Market Relative Wage 


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