Foreign Direct Investment And Governments

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This new paperback edition of Foreign Direct Investment and Governments examines the dynamic relationship between foreign direct investment, governments and economic development. The book includes:

• an investigation of the catalytic role played by the governments and multinationals in determining national advantages

• eleven in-depth national studies of the UK, USA, Japan, New Zealand, India, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, China, Indonesia and Taiwan

• analysis of all aspects of the investment development path
Foreign Direct Investment and Governments is an excellent source book for students of international business.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415118200
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/16/2005
  • Series: International Business Series
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
1 The investment development path revisited: some emerging issues 1
2 The United Kingdom: a par excellence two-way direct investor 42
3 The United States: some musings on its investment development path 78
4 Sweden: a latecomer to industrialization 101
5 Japan: the macro-IDP, meso-IDPs and the technology development path (TDP) 142
6 New Zealand: the development of a resource-rich economy 174
7 Spain: a boom from economic integration 207
8 Mexico: foreign investment as a source of international competitiveness 240
9 Taiwan: foreign direct investment and the transformation of the economy 280
10 Indonesia: the critical role of government 316
11 India: industrialization, liberalization and inward and outward foreign direct investment 348
12 China: rapid changes in the investment development path 380
13 The investment development path: some conclusions 423
Index 442
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