Department of International Economics, Government and Business

Professor with special responsibilities

Room: POR/24.A-3.59

My research interests concern economic and technological change in a cross-border perspective, particularly the globalization of innovation. I apply institutional and politico-economic approaches to an area specialization in emerging economies, especially East Asia. My current research focuses mainly on outward investments from emerging economies (OFDI), particularly strategic asset-seeking investments. Since 2008, I have run a biennial conference series on OFDI ( and currently coordinate an international network programme between CBS, Northeastern University (Boston), Cornell University (Ithaca) and University of Texas (Dallas). Among my publication outlets are Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Technology Management, European Management Journal, and International Migration. I have carried out consultancies for the European Commission and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and teach subjects on international trade and investment, international management and strategy, and emerging economies. Before pursuing an academic career, I worked as a senior consultant at Accenture with organizational development in finance and information systems in healthcare.

Primary research areas
  • International business
  • International political economy
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Emerging economies, Southeast Asia, China
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Peter Gammeltoft; Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra / Enriching Internationalization Process Theory : Insights from the Study of Emerging Market Multinationals.
In: Journal of International Management, Vol. 27, No. 3, 9.2021
Journal article > peer review
Peter Gammeltoft; Max von Zedtwitz / The Political Economy of China’s R&D Internationalization : Policy-led Innovation and Changes in China’s Growth Model.
In: Innovation from Emerging Markets: From Copycats to Leaders. . ed. /Fernanda Cahen; Lourdes Casanova; Anne Miroux. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2021, p. 185-221
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Peter Gammeltoft / Emerging Markets and Global Governance Reforms
In: Emerging Market Multinationals Report (EMR) 2020: 10 Years that Changed Emerging Markets. . ed. /Loudres Casanova; Anne Miroux. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University 2020, p. 210-212 (Emerging Markets Multinational Reports)
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Jing Su; Ping Lv; Ilan Alon; Peter Gammeltoft / Host and Home Country Determinants of Foreign Entry Modes : Evidence from the Chinese Natural Resource Industries.
Paper presented at AIB 2019 Annual Meeting, 2019
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Peter Gammeltoft; Kirsten Fasshauer / Characteristics and Host Country Drivers of Chinese FDI in Europe : A Company-level Analysis.
In: International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 74, No. 1-4, 2017, p. 140-166
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Peter Gammeltoft; Bersant Hobdari / Emerging Market Multinationals : International Knowledge Flows and Innovation.
In: International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 74, No. 1-4, 2017, p. 1-22
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Bersant Hobdari; Peter Gammeltoft; Jing Li; Klaus E. Meyer / The Home Country of the MNE : The Case of Emerging Economy Firms.
In: Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, 3.2017, p. 1-17
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Peter Gammeltoft; Lepi T. Tarmidi / Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Indonesia : Trends, Drivers and Impacts .
In: International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Vol. 6, No. 1-2, 2013, p. 136-160
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Peter Gammeltoft / Denmark: Outward FDI from Denmark and Its Policy Context
In: Inward and Outward FDI Country Profiles. ed. /Karl P. Sauvant; Padma Mallampally; Geraldine McAllister. New York : Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment 2013, p. 96-109 (Columbia FDI Profiles)
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Peter Gammeltoft; Ari Kokko / Outward Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Economies and National Development Strategies : Three Regimes.
In: International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Vol. 6, No. 1-2, 2013, p. 1-20
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