Essays about: "FDI"

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  1. 1. The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in African Countries: Investments from China versus Investments from the Western World

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Särnholm; [2020]
    Keywords : FDI; Economic growth; Africa; China; The Western world; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if there is a difference in the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on economic growth depending on whether the FDI comes from China or the Western world. This study investigates the effect of FDI on economic growth in 44 African countries from 2003 to 2017, based on panel data. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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]
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    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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The effect of corruption on growth and investments: Exploring the direct and indirect effects of corruption on growth via three different investment channels in low income countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nora Aobadia Sandström; Rebecca Lägerud; [2019]
    Keywords : Corruption; Economics growth; Transmission channels; Investment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates both the direct effect and indirect effect of corruption on growth via three different investment transmission channels. According to growth theory, different types of investment are commonly considered as important contributors to economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Euro's Effect on Foreign Direct Investment : An econometric study of the euro’s effect on inward foreign direct investment

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Oskar Bergström Koustas; Lucas Burns; [2019]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; Direct Investment; Euro; Euro s Effect;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse if the euro has had any significant effect on the inflow of foreign direct investments. Our purpose is answered by developing an econometric model with inflow of foreign direct investments as the dependent variable. READ MORE