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Multinationals and Foreign Investment in Economic Development
     

Multinationals and Foreign Investment in Economic Development

by E. Graham (Editor)
 

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This volume examines the economics of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. Some chapters are theoretical in nature, others empirical, and still others are largely policy-oriented. Topics covered include whether FDI makes an autonomous contribution to growth in these nations and whether or not "spillovers" are generated by this investments. Also

Overview

This volume examines the economics of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. Some chapters are theoretical in nature, others empirical, and still others are largely policy-oriented. Topics covered include whether FDI makes an autonomous contribution to growth in these nations and whether or not "spillovers" are generated by this investments. Also covered are effects of policy intervention by governments on FDI flows and whether non-economic factors (e.g. cultural factors) might figure as determinants of location of FDI.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403949400
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Series:
International Economic Association Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

Edward M. Graham is Senior Fellow at the Institute of International Economics.

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