Essays about: "Foreign Direct Investment"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Development of Green Industries in China and Its Implications for Developing Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Maric; [2019]
    Keywords : green industries; developing countries; the Global South; technological capabilities; learning; economic catch-up; China; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the different mechanisms that Chinese companies in green industries used to acquire technological capabilities and how they changed over time. The thesis also aims to examine how the geographical pattern in outbound Chinese greenfield foreign direct investment has changed over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The quality of institutions and economic growth in Africa? : An empirical analysis of the relationship between quality of institutions and economic growth in Africa

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Semhar Ghebresus; Sauda Luzze; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional Quality; Economic Growth; Panel Data Analysis; Africa;

    Abstract : Africa is one of the richest continents on the planet in terms of natural resources, but has the highest poverty rate, fastest growing population and includes many of the world ́s most corrupt countries. There is an ongoing discussion if the quality of institutions affects economic growth, and the applicability of economic institutional theory to the African continent. READ MORE

  5. 5. How does Foreign direct investment affect economic growth in the OECD countries? : A panel data analysis for the period 1996 and 2010 on FDI and economic growth

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

    Author : Rodrigo Valenzuela Morales; Rosevelt Kamara; [2019]
    Keywords : Economic growth; Foreign direct investment;

    Abstract : Foreign direct investment (FDI) has since Dunning in the academic literature, by international organisations and countries been viewed as an important precursor to determine the level of economic growth. FDI is suggested to have a positive effect on long-run economic growth in the host country. READ MORE