Foreign direct investment and productivity growth
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Foreign direct investment and productivity growth the Canadian host-country experience by Surendra Gera

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Published by Industry Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Investments, Foreign -- Canada.,
  • Capital productivity -- Canada.,
  • Labor productivity -- Canada.,
  • Technological innovations -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInvestissement étranger direct et croissance de la productivité
Statementby Surendra Gera, Wulong Gu and Frank C. Lee.
SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 30, Working paper series (Canada. Industry Canada) ;, no. 30.
ContributionsLee, Frank C., Gu, Wulong, 1964-, Canada. Industry Canada.
LC ClassificationsHG5152 .G47 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 37, 40, i p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3988504M
ISBN 100662641930
LC Control Number2001320124

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