Essays about: "Foreign direct investment"

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  1. 1. Foreign Direct Investments - A shortcut to Development and Economic Growth?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Vilim Nedic; Nils Nitenius; [2018-07-12]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investments; Panel data; Economic growth; convergence theory technological spillovers;

    Abstract : Foreign direct investment has grown substantially since the energy crisis during the 1970s, meanwhile countries in the East Asia & Pacific area has experienced growth rates pursuant to established convergence theories. This study examines the effect made by foreign direct investment on economic growth and development through technological spillovers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Investment Leakage for the Swedish FDI-flows Caused by the EU ETS? A study examining the connection between the EU Emission Trading System and Swedish foreign direct investment flows in the iron and steel sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Hedenbergh; Alma Hemberg; [2018-07-06]
    Keywords : EU ETS; carbon leakage; difference-in-differences; emission-intensive industries; Foreign Direct Investments FDI ; investment leakage; operational leakage; permits; Pollution Haven Effect; Porter Hypothesis; relocation; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : In the recent decades, the subject of a shift of emission from regions with stringent regulation to developing countries has arisen. At the same time, regulated countries such as Sweden has experienced less industrial growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. The relationship between foreign direct investments and exchange rates - A quantitative analysis of how the exchange rate is affecting the FDI inflows in South Korea and China

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Viktor Lindström; Erik Sten; [2018-06-26]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investments referred to as FDI ; real effective exchange rate; volatility; real interest rate; appreciation; depreciation;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of exchange rate movements on foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. According to previous studies, it seems to be a significant correlation between exchange rate movements and the FDI inflows. However, the result differs depending on different factors and motives. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Stock Market Development in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Rasmus Malcus; Mathias Persson; [2018-02-16]
    Keywords : FDI; Stock Market Development; European Union;

    Abstract : Previous research has found a significant relationship between FDI inflow and the domestic stock market development. However, the research mainly examines emerging economies that might benefit from foreign capital to a higher extent than a developed country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sports, economic performance and FDI: The impact of hosting different sports mega-events on economic growth and foreign direct investment in developed and developing countries, 1970-2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marcel Prijs; [2018]
    Keywords : Mega Sports Events; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; Summer Olympics; Winter Olympics; FIFA World Cup; UEFA European Cup; African Cup of Nations; Copa America; Longitudinal Investigation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In this paper, the effect hosting a mega sports event has on economic growth and the inflow of foreign direct investment is investigated over the period 1970 – 2016. This paper differentiates between six different mega sports events. READ MORE