Foreign Direct Investment Technology Spillover in China: Evidence from Meta-analysis


Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Award date7 Feb 2020


This thesis consists of an introduction and three exercises of meta-analysis in foreign direct investment technology spillovers. Introduction section illustrates the methodology of meta-analysis and main contents of this thesis. The first exercise (chapter 2) meta-analyzes foreign direct investment (FDI) horizontal technology spillovers from multinational corporations to domestic firms in China. The second exercise (chapter 3) examines FDI backward technology spillovers in China. The third exercise (chapter 4) investigates FDI forward technology spillovers in China.

    Research areas

  • Foreign direct investment, Horizontal/backward/forward technology spillover effect, Meta-analysis, Publication bias, Synthetic practice