Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, Third Edition / Edition 3

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Overview

The share of US output held by foreign-controlled firms tripled during the 1980s, but the growth of foreign direct investment in the United States fell sharply after 1990. In the first and second editions of Foreign Direct Investment, Graham and Krugman provided the first seminal analysis of FDI growth in the 1980s and its economic and national security implications. This third, extensively revised, edition analyzes the post-1990 downturn, updates all statistics, provides new analysis based on statistical series not previously available, and assesses recent legislative proposals to restrict FDI.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881322040
  • Publisher: Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Series: Policy Analysis in International Economics Series
  • Edition description: 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 207
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction 1
1 Extent and Trends 7
What Is FDI? 7
The Rise of FDI: Alternative Measures 11
The Mechanics of FDI 21
The Role of Japan 23
Banking 24
Real Estate 28
FDI in Other Countries 31
Conclusions 33
2 Sources of Growth 35
The Theory of Foreign Direct Investment 35
Evidence on FDI in the United States 38
The Role of Financial Markets 42
Taxation 47
Protection 49
The Business Cycle 50
Three Case Histories 51
The Outlook for FDI 55
Conclusions 56
3 Economic Impact 57
The Gains from FDI 57
The Potential Costs of FDI 59
Characteristics of FDI in the United States 67
The "Fire Sale" Issue 80
Transfer Pricing and Tax Avoidance 82
Conclusions 84
4 Political Effects 85
The Economics of Foreign-Owned Factors 86
Political Influence of Foreign-Owned Firms 88
How Much Does It Matter? 90
International Rules of the Game 92
5 National Security Concerns 95
FDI and National Security in Time of War or National Emergency 96
FDI by Friendly Powers 111
Some Unresolved Issues 119
6 Current US Policy 121
Federal Policy 122
State and Local Policies 140
Comparisons with Other Nations 144
Conclusions 146
7 Policy Alternatives 149
Proposals for Changes in US Policy That Are Unsound 152
An Agenda for US Policy on FDI 161
Conclusions 173
Appendices
Appendix A US Data on Foreign Direct Investment 179
Appendix B Industrial-Organization Explanations of Foreign Direct Investment 191
References 195
Index 201
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