Proceedings of the 2018 2nd International Conference on Education Science and Economic Management (ICESEM 2018)

Total Factor Productivity and China’s Outward FDI: Based on a Firm-Level Empirical Investigation

Authors
Xiaoxue Du, Juanli Lan, Nisha Jia, Chao Liu
Corresponding Author
Xiaoxue Du
Available Online August 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icesem-18.2018.93How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Enterprise heterogeneity; Outward Foreign Direct Investment; Total Factor Productivity; Probit Model
Abstract

Since the reform and opening up, China’s economy has achieved continuous development and an increasing flow of foreign direct investment. This study focuses on the impact of enterprises’ total factor productivity on the outward foreign direct investment of companies at a micro level. The data comes from Chinese manufacturing companies from 2005 to 2007. We use a Probit model to empirically test the impact of total factor productivity of Chinese manufacturing companies on their outward foreign direct investment decisions. The test results show the following evidence: firstly, the total factor productivity of an enterprise is an influencing factor of Chinese enterprises' outward direct foreign investment decisions; secondly, the higher the total factor productivity, the greater the probability of outward direct foreign investment.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 2nd International Conference on Education Science and Economic Management (ICESEM 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-557-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icesem-18.2018.93How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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