Essays about: "FDI determinants"

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  1. 1. The employment elasticity of economic growth - A global study of trends and determinants for the years 2000-2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Morén; Elias Wändal; [2019-09-05]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this paper, the employment elasticity of economic growth is calculated for 168 countries globally. The employment elasticity refers to the percentage change in employment associated with a 1% increase in GDP. Therefore, the higher the employment elasticity, the more labor-intensive growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Structural Change and Income Inequality: evidence from Latin America’s Sectoral Composition (1950 – 2012)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Julia Ciarelli; [2019]
    Keywords : Structural Change; Income Inequality; Employment; Sectors; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is and has been one of the most unequal regions in the World. Since the end of the Second World War, income inequality has been influenced by the high dependency on exports of agricultural products and raw materials, an early deindustrialization and the rise of low productivity service sectors. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of the determinants of Foreign Direct Investments to OECD countries

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Sara Maengando Angshed; Vendela von Fluck; [2019]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; Fixed Effect Model; Horizontal FDI; OECD; MNE;

    Abstract : This study examines the determinants of inward foreign direct investment to OECD countries. The focus is on horizontal FDI. The purpose of the research is to contribute to the ongoing research, and adding value. This is done by using a dynamic perspective of time, and controlling for country-specific characteristics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Eric Ingemarsson; Teodor Bjurling; [2019]
    Keywords : Determinants FDI Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : A closely related factor to economic growth is FDI - Foreign Direct Investment. Foreigninvestment in a country made in order of utilizing specific markets or certaincharacteristics of a region. Sub-Saharan Africa is a region receiving remarkably smallfraction compared to its peer regions considering the sources of natural resources andother riches. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of FDI in Africa: The role of agglomeration in Africa´s performance of attracting FDI

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Safahati Adinda; [2018]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investment; Determinants of FDI; Agglomeration forces; African countries; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Abstract Acknowledging the macro- and microeconomic importance of foreign direct investment (FDI), this paper aims at examining the determinants, in particular how the agglomeration forces determine the inward FDI in Africa. A comprehension of these determinants is important in order to maintain the positive development and improve the performance of attracting FDI in Africa. READ MORE