Smoking Bans and Market Seeking FDI in the Tobacco Industry

Crotty, Jo, Driffield, Nigel and Jones, Chris (2016) Smoking Bans and Market Seeking FDI in the Tobacco Industry. British Journal Of Management, 27 (3). pp. 464-478. ISSN 1467-8551 DOI

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This paper seeks to examine the relationship between smoking bans and the propensity of tobacco firms to engage in foreign direct investment (FDI). Using international business theory based on the firm‐specific advantage/country‐specific advantage (FSA/CSA) matrix, the authors show that, contrary to what one may expect, smoking bans at home are an important institutional intervention, reducing the propensity for firms to engage in FDI, even to countries without a ban themselves.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Business and Management
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2018 13:47

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