chapter  5
The multinational enterprise and subsidiary evolution: Scotland since 1945
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This paper aims at providing an understanding of the progression of research on multinational enterprise (MNE) subsidiaries, drawing upon insights and evidence from Scotland since World War II. Towards this objective, the key transformations that have taken place in MNE strategies in Scotland are explored from a historical perspective, along with the main policy changes that have occurred, and the subsequent effects on economic development that MNE subsidiary activities and Scottish policies have triggered.