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IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2007)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Günther, Jutta (Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH))
Publication Date
  • Zentrum für Sozialforschung Halle (ZSH) (Data Collector)
  • Institute for Economic Research, Slowenia (Data Collector)
  • University of Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • Group of Applied Economists, Romania (Data Collector)
  • EMAR Marketing Research, Poland (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
    • Economic Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
Temporal Coverage
  • 2006-10-30 / 2007-06-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 514
    Number of Variables: 116
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5076 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • IWH (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11067
  • Stephan, Johannes: Foreign direct investment in weak intellectual property rights regimes: The example of post-socialist economies. In: Post-Communist Economies, Bd. 23, 2011, S. 35-53.
  • Rojec, Matija; Bucar, Maja; Stare, Metka: Backward FDI linkages as a channel for transferring technology and building innovation capability: The case of Slovenia. In: European Journal of Development Research, Bd. 21, 2009, S. 137-153.
  • Günther, Jutta; Stephan, Johannes; Jindra, Björn: Ostdeutsches Innovationssystem attraktiv für ausländische Investoren. In: Wirtschaft im Wandel, Nr. 1, 2008, S. 35-44.
  • Jindra, Björn: Internationalisation Theory and Technological Accumulation : An Investigation of Multinational Affiliates in East Germany. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2011. (Studies of Economic Transition).
  • Stephan, Johannes; Günther, Jutta; Jindra, Björn: Foreign direct investment in national innovations systems: Evidence from emerging economies in Central and East Europe (CEE). In: Dyker, David (ed.): Network Dynamics in Emerging Regions of Europe. Imperial College Press 2010.
  • Günther, Jutta; Stephan, Johannes; Jindra, Björn: Foreign Subsidiaries in the East German Innovation system: Evidence from manufacturing industries. In: Applied Economics Quarterly Supplement, Vol. 59, 2008, S. 137-165.
  • Stephan, Johannes; Steffen, Wolfgang: The Role of the Human Capital and Managerial Skills in Explaining the Productivity Gaps between East and West. In: Eastern European Economics, Vol. 46, 2008, S. 5-24.
  • Günther, Jutta; Jindra, Björn; Stephan, Johannes: Does Local Technology matter for Foreign Investors in Central and Eastern Europe? Evidence from the IWH FDI Micro Database. In: Journal of East West Business, Vol. 15, 2009, S. 210-247.
  • Jindra, Björn; Giroud, Axèle; Scott-Kennel, Joanna: Subsidiary roles, vertical linkages and economic development: Lesson from transition economies. In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 44, 2008, S. 167-179.
  • Aralica, Zoran; Racic, Domagoj; Redzepagic, Denis: R&D Activities as a Growth Factor of Foreign-Owned SMEs in Croatia. In: Croatian Economic Survey, Bd. 11, 2009, S. 73-94.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-29 | Issue Number: 23 | Registration Date: 2014-12-23

Günther, Jutta (2014): IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2007). Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.