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State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies

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posted on 18.08.2017, 13:26 by Tod D. Rutherford, Gregor Murray, Phil Almond, Matthieu Pelard
State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies. Regional Studies. Based on Kitchener–Waterloo, Ontario, and Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, case studies, we link inward investment regimes (IIR) to the strategic relational approach to the state. The state continues to be significant in (1) selecting multinational enterprise (MNE) value-chain segments; (2) policies maximizing foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers; (3) empowering IIR participants; and (4) managing the institutionalized compromises underlying these policies. Quebec’s developmental state (QDS) reflects labour’s greater power and has stronger levers to maximize FDI spillovers than Ontario’s competition state (OCS); however, both confront significant FDI challenges.

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The authors acknowledge funding received for this project from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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  • Loughborough University London

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Regional Studies

Citation

RUTHERFORD, T.D. ... et al, 2018. State accumulation projects and inward investment regimes strategies. Regional Studies, 52(4), pp. 572-584.

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Taylor & Francis © Regional Studies Association

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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01/06/2017

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2018

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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Regional Studies on 08 Aug 2017, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2017.1346368

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0034-3404

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1360-0591

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en

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