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FDI in U.S. Metro Areas: The geography of jobs in foreign-owned establishments

Zone(s): USA ¦ Sector(s): Jobs
[20 June 2014, Brookings] By Devashree Saha, Kenan Fikri and Nick Marchio:  This paper advances the understanding of foreign direct investment (FDI)—that is to say, the U.S operations of foreign companies— in U.S. metro areas.  It presents new data on jobs in foreign-owned establishments (FOEs) across the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas between 1991 and 2011.