Essays about: "FDI"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 303 essays containing the word FDI.

  1. 1. Does China’s Growing Economic Engagement Hamper Intra-regional Trade in ECOWAS?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Petja Aki Samuli Karppinen; [2020]
    Keywords : Trade; China; ECOWAS; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The rapid growth of China’s economic influence in the Economic Community of Western Africa (ECOWAS) in recent decades has raised concerns about its impact on many aspects of economic development in the region. One issue is the potential negative impact on intra-regional trade, as the influx of Chinese imports could harm local industries while the growing commodity exports to China could reinforce resource dependency. READ MORE

  2. 2. FDI, human capital and economic performance in Mexico : An ARDL cointegration and Granger causality approach

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Tilda Fredriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investment; Human capital; Economic Performance; ARDL cointegration; Granger causality;

    Abstract : The nexus among foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and the Mexican economic growth has been the subject of a number of recent papers. Yet, previous studies frequently overlook its relationship to human capital and consequently ignore potential interlinkages between the variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Export-led growth? : The case of Brazil

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Florian Schmidt; [2020]
    Keywords : export-led growth hypothesis ELGH ; economic growth; neoclassical theory of production; VECM; Granger Causality; Brazil;

    Abstract : With an ever-increasing globalising world, trade is of most importance for developing countries to not fall behind and be outcompeted. Export-led growth theory states that one of the key determinants for economic growth is exports. This thesis aims to analyse the causal effects of exports on economic growth in the case of Brazil. READ MORE

  4. 4. FDI Determinants : The case of BRICS

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

    Author : Haitham Abbas; Edon Saliju; [2020]
    Keywords : FDI flows; BRICS; Determinants of FDI; Developing Economies; World Bank;

    Abstract : One of the major factors that affect economic growth is FDI - Forgein Direct Investment. BRICS is a newly formed trade bloc that includes 5 of the largest, most heavily populated, and most emerging economies in the world, their economies share various characteristics, yet they also have various differences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Foreign Direct Investment and Gender Inequalities in Labour Force Participation in African Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Nadab Abraha; [2020]
    Keywords : FDI; gender inequality; labour force participation; trade; economic growth; income inequality and education; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) has been described as a mechanism to promote employment. Recent research suggests that FDI could even impact gender inequalities in labour force participation. READ MORE