fbpx Toward Resource Independence—Why State-Owned Entities Become Multinationals: An Empirical Study of India's Public R&D Laboratories | Harvard Kennedy School

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  • Prithwiraj Choudhury
  • Tarun Khanna

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Toward Resource Independence—Why State-Owned Entities Become Multinationals: An Empirical Study of India's Public R&D Laboratories. Prithwiraj Choudhury, Tarun Khanna, 2014, Paper. "In this paper, we build on the standard resource dependence theory and its departure suggested by Vernon to offer a novel explanation for why state-owned entities (SOEs) might seek a global footprint and global cash flows: to achieve resource independence from other state actors. In the context of state-owned entities, the power-use hypothesis of standard resource dependence theory can be used to..."  Link Verified October 12, 2014