A Multidimensional Codifying of FDI Technological and Productivity Spillover Absorption Capacity and Threshold Effects

  • Zvezdan Vukanović
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


Understanding the channels and moderating factors of firms’ adoption of foreign technology has important policy implications, as a clearer understanding of the exact mechanisms of learning via foreign investment will allow policymakers to better target appropriate forms of FDI. Multinational media corporations investing in foreign developing countries are believed to possess advantages that enable them to compete with better informed domestic firms. These advantages include intangible productive assets such as technology know-how, management skills, and reputation.


Foreign Direct Investment Host Country Total Factor Productivity Absorptive Capacity Foreign Firm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zvezdan Vukanović
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  1. 1.Faculty of International Economics, Finance and BusinessUDG – University of Donja GoricaPodgoricaMontenegro

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