Foreign Direct Investment

Research Issues

By Bijit Bora

© 2002 – Routledge

372 pages

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Hardback: 9780415238144
pub: 2002-08-07
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About the Book

Foreign Direct Investment examines the different approaches to explaining the growth and distribution of FDI in the world. Pulling together contributions from an array of international experts, this study combines theoretical with empirical work on issues such as computable general equilibrium modelling, trade, intellectual property, environment, labour, services and development.

By analysing different aspects of the growth and impact of FDI this book is able to balance areas where research is well advanced with areas, such as the role of FDI in development, where many questions remain. This insightful and important text will be useful to students of development economics as well as policy makers and researchers.

Table of Contents

Part I: Theory and Measurement of FDI

Part II: Structural Issues Related to the Impact of FDI

Part III: Analytical and Policy Issues

About the Author

Bijit Bora is a Counsellor in the Economic and Research Analysis Division of the World Trade Organisation.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

As ever-increasing proportion of the world's business takes place across national borders, the need to understand the motive forces behind international business becomes greater. Transnationals are now, in many cases, as important as national governments in shaping trade flows and economic trends. As this series demonstrates, international business is not just the preserve of the largest companies, but impacts on all aspects of business and economic activity. This series is essential reading for policy makers as well as researchers in international business and applied international economics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS036000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Investments & Securities