Topic: TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The assessment not exceeding 3750 words in total and, which addresses the following brief:

Part A – Trends in the data (Data from World Investment Report 2019)

• Set out a clear summary (not an interpretation) of key changes relating

to global foreign direct investment and international production based

on the following requirements:

I. An accurate description of salient trends in the data for World (global

figures) FDI inflows 2007 – 2018

II. Global trends in the value and number of net cross border M & A over

the period 2008 – 2018

III. Global trends in the value and number of announced greenfield

projects over period 2008 – 2018

IV. Changes in the value and number of cross border M & A in services,

manufacturing and primary sectors between 2017 – 2018

V. Changes in the value and number of announced greenfield projects in

services, manufacturing and primary sectors between 2017 – 2018

VI. Increase in employment numbers of foreign affiliates 1990 – 2018

VII. Increase in value of total asset holdings of foreign affiliates 1990 to

2018

N/B: Extract only the data asked for. Construct your own tables and charts,

do not copy and paste from the report. Add a short paragragh or two

under each item summarising the trends shown but remember, you are

not being asked for an interpretation or reasons for the trends in the

data. Note: To obtain accurate numbers for some items above consult

the relevant Annex tables on the UNCTAD, Wiorld Investment Report

website.

• (Word-guidance 750).

Part B – Extended essay – critical evaluation of theoretical explanations

• Critically evaluate the following two explanations for the growth of

Transnational Corporations; the internalisation theory (Casson and

Buckley) and the analysis of transnational monopoly capitalism

(Cowling et al). (Word-guidance 1500).

Part C – Extended essay – assessment of effects

• Assess the impact of one Transnational corporation on the UK using

one of the following criteria: innovation or labour or trade or political

sovereignty (Word-guidance 1500).

The corporations to choose from are: Vauxhall (PSA Group) or Honda UK or

EBay or Netflix or ARM Holdings or Cobham Aerospace Communications.

Type of service-Academic paper writing
Type of assignment-Essay
Subject-Economics
Pages / words-13 / 3570
Number of sources-18
Academic level-Undergraduate
Paper format-Harvard
Line spacing-Double
Language style-UK English

get custom essays