Employment and technological choice of multinational enterprises in developing countries (a literature review and a case study)

Multinational Enterprises Programme Working Paper No. 23

Working paper on employment creation and choice of technology of multinational enterprises in developing countries, comprising a literature survey and a case study of Brazil - examines the theoretical background; based on a sample survey (1974-1978), discusses ownership, technical rigidities, market structure, size of enterprise, vertical integration, etc., and tests the hypothesis that foreign enterprises choose more capital intensive techniques.