Jaanus Muur

Title: The Role of State-Owned Enterprises in the Internationalisation of Local Companies: The Case of Eesti Energia’s Shale Oil Production

Supervisor: Dr. Tarmo Kalvet

Opponent: Dr. Erkki Karo

Defense: 9 June 2017


Abstract: In many countries, state-owned enterprises have played a vital role in the development of the local manufacturing sector. This study analyses the role that Estonian state-owned enterprise Eesti Energia has had in the internationalisation of local companies. A framework is proposed that can be used for in-depth analysis.

Keywords: state-owned enterprises, value chains, system of innovation, internationalisation, capacity building.