Third world multinationals: technology choice and employment generation in Nigeria

Multinational Enterprises Programme Working Paper No. 25

Working paper on the role of developing countries multinational enterprises as regards choice of technology and employment creation in Nigeria - based on a literature survey and five case studies of industrial enterprises, analyses characteristics of labour intensiveness, use of local raw materials and second hand equipment, technology adaptation, domestic market emphasis, etc., provides comparisons with multinationals in Hong Kong and Brazil, and outlines investment policy and employment policy implications.