Essays about: "FDI employment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words FDI employment.

  1. 1. Impact of Foreign Capital inflows on Economic Growth and Self-employment in Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Emmanuel James Conable Nweke; [2015]
    Keywords : DAC; Economic growth; Ethiopia; FDI; Poverty reduction; Self-employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper examines the impact of foreign capital inflows on economic growth and self-employment in Ethiopia; using self-employment as a proxy for poverty reduction. It employs a descriptive statistics in the first part and Granger causality Wald tests in the second part. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is there an impact of Foreign Direct Investments on gender equality? A study of female employment in Latin America and the Caribbean

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Jönsson; [2015]
    Keywords : female labour force participation; female employment; gender; Latin America and the Caribbean; Foreign Direct Investments; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a part of the globalization process, a process increasing all over the world. These investments affect people, both in the home economy and the host economy. People in the host economy are, due to several aspects, affected in different ways. One of those aspects is gender. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tax Wedges and FDI Decisions in the EU15

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Roussos; [2015]
    Keywords : FDI; tax wedges; labour cost; social security contributions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Free movement of labour and open borders are one of the main principles of the European Union. Workers can relatively easy relocate in the search for new job opportunities and firms compete internationally for productive labour. Corporate taxes affect firms’ profits, and also their investment decisions. READ MORE

  4. 4. FDI Inflows and Economic Growth in South Africa from 1994 to 2013

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lea Strauss; [2015]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; Economic Growth; Absorptive Capacity; South Africa; Extractive Resources; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of democracy the South African government has been increasingly trying to attract FDI into the country. South Africa is an interesting case, since despite being a middle income country and highly developed compared to other African countries, FDI does not seem to offer positive spill-over effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Foreign Direct Investments and gender labour force participation: An empirical study on Sub-Saharan Africa between 1990-2009

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Timmermans; [2014]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; gender; labour market participation; Sub-Saharan Africa; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper assesses how Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) impacts female labour force participation in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). To deepen our research we additionally consider whether FDI lead to a decrease in the gender gap in employment participation in the region. READ MORE