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The closure of Multinational Subsidiaries: Is there a silver lining?

Date:02 May 2017
Author:Pedro de Faria
The research project was conducted by the Department of Innovation Management and Strategy of the University of Groningen in collaboration with researchers from the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Lisbon.
The research project was conducted by the Department of Innovation Management and Strategy of the University of Groningen in collaboration with researchers from the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Lisbon.

A closure of a subsidiary of a multinational company is an event that has deep economic and societal impact in the affected region, as it often leaves a shadow of unemployment. However, it, according to a recent research project done in collaboration between the University of Groningen researchers and international colleagues. Pedro de Faria, an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business, explains in a blog post for the Vinci centre of expertise here.