Working Paper

Location Choice and Employment Decisions: A Comparison of German and Swedish Multinationals


  • Becker
  • S.O.
  • Ekholm
  • K.
  • Jäckle
  • R.
  • Mündler
  • M.-A.
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Using data for German and Swedish multinational enterprises (MNEs), this paper assesses international employment patterns. It analyzes determinants of location choice and the degree of substitutability of labor across locations. Countries with highly skil


JEL Classification
F21, F23, J21, J23

Key Words

  • Labor Demand
  • location choice
  • multinational enterprises
  • multinomial choice
  • translog cost function