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CentrePiece article
Multinationals: Heroes or Villains of the Global Economy?
Anthony J. Venables
February 2005
Paper No' CEPCP167:
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CentrePiece 10 (1) Spring 2005

Multinational firms are demonised by anti-globalisation campaigners.Yet according to a new book by Tony Venables and colleagues, the evidence is that they are generally a force for prosperity in the world economy.

Multinational Firms in the World Economy by Giorgio Barba Navaretti and Anthony J Venables (with Frank G Barry, Karolina Ekholm, Anna M Falzoni, Jan I Haaland, Karen Helene Midelfart and Alessandro Turrini) is published by Princeton University Press (2005).