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FDI in U.S. Metro Areas: The Geography of Jobs in Foreign-Owned Establishments

June 20 2014 - 11:54 am

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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. The new data on the geography of jobs in FOEs, available below, reveals that: