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Newsletter, Articles and Books
Newsletter: Please see our upcoming newsletter: FDI Executive in 1st Quarter 2008 with a focus on corporate site selection and optimization.

Guest editors: UNCTAD's Transnational Corporations Journal special issue:
Special Issue TNC Journal
"Multinational Enterprises from Emerging Marktets" TNC Journal Vol. 16 Nr. 1 April 2007
Guest editors: Sanjaya Lall (late) and Douglas van den Berghe

Reports for Economist Intelligence Unit and United Nations

  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas. (2002). “The European Challenge: FDI and Europe”. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), London. In: EIU World Investment Prospects: the Next FDI Boom.
  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas. (2002). “Foreign Direct Investment and Western Europe:” Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), London. In: EIU Regional Monitor: Western Europe.
  • UNCTAD (several years). Annual contribution to chapter on largest TNCs in World Investment Report. UNCTAD, Geneva
  • Van Tulder, Rob, Van Den Berghe, Douglas, and Muller, Alan. 2001. Erasmus Scoreboard of Core Companies. The World's Largest Firms and Internationalization. Erasmus University Rotterdam: Rotterdam School of Management.


  • “Working Across Borders: Multinational Enterprises, offshoring and the Internationalization of Employment”.  Published with Edward Elgar in 2008 (forthcoming).


  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas, Baaij, Van Den Bosch, Volberda. “Rotterdam or anywhere? Headquarters on the move?” Business Strategy Review Summer 2005.
  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas & Rob, Van Tulder (2002). “The Geography of foreign direct investment; a tripartite framework.” Journal of International Business and Economy (JIBE) Fall 2002.

Book reviews

  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas (2003). “UNCTAD World Investment Report 2002: transnational corporations and export competitiveness by United Nations”. International Business Review, Vol. 12. No. 1.
  • Van Den Berghe, Douglas (2002) “Multinational Enterprises from the Netherlands by R. van Hoesel and R. Narula”. Transnational Corporations Journal, Volume 11. August.

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