MofaR Documentation

International Expansion of U.S. Mofa's (majority–owned Foreign Affiliates in Fire (finance, Insurance and Real Estate)

Description

a cross-section from 1982

number of observations : 50

observation : country

country : United States

Usage

data(Mofa)

Format

A dataframe containing :

capexp

capital expenditures made by the MOFA's of nonbank U.S. corporations in finance, insurance and real estate. Source: "U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: 1982 Benchmark Survey data." Table III.C 6.

gdp

gross domestic product. Source: "World Bank, World Development Report 1984." Table 3. (This variable is scaled by a factor of 1/100,000)

sales

sales made by the majority owned foreign affiliates of nonbank U.S. parents in finance, insurance and real estate. Source: "U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: 1982 Benchmark Survey Data." Table III.D 3. (This variable is scaled by a factor of 1/100)

nbaf

the number of U.S. affiliates in the host country. Source: "U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: 1982 Benchmark Survey Data." Table 5. (This variable is scaled by a factor of 1/100)

netinc

net income earned by MOFA's of nonbank U.S. corporations operating in the nonbanking financial sector of the host country. Source: "U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: 1982 Benchmark Survey Data." Table III.D 6.(This variable is scaled by a factor of 1/10)

Source

Ioannatos, Petros E. (1995) “Censored regression estimation under unobserved heterogeneity : a stochastic parameter approach”, Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, 13(3), july, 327–335.

References

Journal of Business Economics and Statistics web site : http://amstat.tandfonline.com/loi/ubes20.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations