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Foreign Direct Investment In Developing Countries

Author : Sarbajit Chaudhuri
ISBN : 9788132218982
Genre : Business & Economics
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In development literature Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is traditionally considered to be instrumental for the economic growth of all countries, particularly the developing ones. It acts as a panacea for breaking out of the vicious circle of low savings/low income and facilitates the import of capital goods and advanced technical knowhow. This book delves into the complex interaction of FDI with diverse factors. While FDI affects the efficiency of domestic producers through technological diffusion and spill-over effects, it also impinges on the labor market, affecting unemployment levels, human capital formation, wages (and wage inequality) and poverty; furthermore, it has important implications for socio-economic issues such as child labor, agricultural disputes over Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and environmental pollution. The empirical evidence with regard to most of the effects of FDI is highly mixed and reflects the fact that there are a number of mechanisms involved that interact with each other to produce opposing results. The book highlights the theoretical underpinnings behind the inherent contradictions and shows that the final outcome depends on a number of country-specific factors such as the nature of non-traded goods, factor endowments, technological and institutional factors. Thus, though not exhaustive, the book integrates FDI within most of the existing economic systems in order to define its much-debated role in developing economies. A theoretical analysis of the different facets of FDI as proposed in the book is thus indispensable, especially for the formulation of appropriate policies for foreign capital.

Foreign Direct Investment

Author : I. Moosa
ISBN : 9781403907493
Genre : Business & Economics
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Foreign direct investment is an important issue that has attracted the attention of academic and professional economists as well as politicians and policy makers. In Foreign Direct Investment , Imad A. Moosa presents a survey of the vast body of literature and ideas relating to foreign direct investment that will be invaluable as a reference work for all these groups. He provides concise definition and analysis of the theories behind foreign direct investment, and considers factors affecting its implementation. The impact of foreign direct investment on economic development, host countries and the growth of multinationals, together with methods for evaluating foreign direct investment projects are discussed. The book is based on the experiences of and the empirical evidence pertaining to foreign direct investment in a large number of countries, and includes case studies on specific projects.

What Is The Attractiveness Of Albania For Foreign Direct Investment Fdi Flows

Author : Besiana Buxheli
ISBN : 9783640945726
Genre : Business & Economics
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Master's Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject Business economics - Investment and Finance, grade: 1.0, Oxford Brookes University, course: MSc in International Management, language: English, abstract: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) was a key factors in shaping worlds economy over the last couple of decades. During this period it grew faster than trade and was considered vehicle of increasing integration of the world economy. Despite being one of the poorest countries in Europe, Albania has managed to attract solid interest from foreign investors. Albania offers access to a growing market, to a competitive business environment, abundant availability of well-educated workforce and in possibility of the first mover advantage in some growing new markets. The government has made several economic reforms to deliver an enhanced investment climate. The aim of this dissertation is to assess and evaluate Albania’s attractiveness to FDI in order to identify the policy implications required to increase inflows. Throughout the critical analysis conducted during the literature review, the author distils the ‘host country determinants’ framework based on the location variable to assess and evaluate Albania’s attractiveness for FDI flows. Results provided a number of incentives and disincentives features of Albania’s host country determinants, leading the author to provide policy implications, which aim at increasing inflows. FDI play an irreplaceable role for the implementation of the strategic reforms, technology transfer and advance managerial methods. Albania possesses all the essential components to increase inward FDI but this will be explored through the author’s own developed framework. The result of the analysis will produce policy implications that aim to boost Albania’s future FDI inflows.

Der Isolierte Staat

Author : Johann Heinrich von Thünen
ISBN : 9783863832988
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Foreign Direct Investment In Emerging Economies

Author : Lou Anne A. Barclay
ISBN : 9781134600212
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Caribbean countries of Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad-Tobago represent excellent examples of the increasingly important role played by Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in less developed, micro-economies. The increased dependence of these countries on FDI, however, calls into question the attractiveness of the business environment of the region to the foreign investor. This volume examines both the investment behaviour and corporate strategies operating in these three countries, and assesses the factors which influence the motivations, location choices and market entry mode of multinationals making investments in the Caribbean.

Some New Evidence On Determinants Of Foreign Direct Investment In Developing Countries

Author : Harinder Singh
ISBN : UCSD:31822016802985
Genre : Investments, Foreign
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External Evaluation Of Imf Economic Research Activities

Author : Frederic S. Mishkin
ISBN : 155775862X
Genre : Business & Economics
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This report, commissioned by the Executive Board, was prepared by a committee of academic economists. The report assesses the appropriateness of current research activities, the quality and added value of the IMF's economic research and its utility in the IMF among its member countries and within the wider economics community. This publication also includes responses to the report by the IMF's staff, Managing Director, and Executive Board.

The Determinants Of Foreign Direct Investment In Developing Countries

Author : Bret Lee Billet
ISBN : UCSD:31822004918652
Genre : Business & Economics
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Aspects Of Industrial Relations In Asean

Author : Basu Sharma
ISBN : 9789971902940
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Algeria In Transition

Author : Redha. M Bougherira
ISBN : 9781134275564
Genre : Political Science
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This book, by providing an up-to-date, systematic analytical account on transformations in Algeria, makes a valuable contribution to the literature on this country that has not yet received much attention in the Anglo-American academy. Its distinctive feature is that it entirely focuses on Algeria, thus departing from existing studies dealing with the entire geographical area of North Africa or the Maghreb.

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