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In the last decade, the prospect of accession of Central and East European countries (CEECs) tothe European Union has given momentum to the discussion of their economic integration into theEU. Thus, academic studies have generally focused on variables at the macro level and areconducted in the...
The paper summarises some of the key findings of research on the macro and microeconomic effects of FDI, the impact of the MNCs on development, industrial and trade restructuring, and presents a first attempt to draw a map of industrial networks in Hungary. It answers the question whether the...
China and India are the two leading countries in terms of attracting foreign direct investment. These two countries differ in a number of characteristics, which are important for FDI. Therefore the questions arise which general investment conditions are of importance for companies that are...
This paper examines the interactions between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), inequality, and growth, both from a theoretical and an empirical point of view. We set up a growth model of a dual economy in which the traditional (agricultural) sector uses a diminishing returns technology, while FDI...
Despite the rapid rise in cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the past twenty years, there has been little attention paid to what determines their patterns and, in particular, what influences their behaviour over time. Employing a panel database this paper models the behaviour of foreign...
In this paper we examine the location determinants of the inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)into Poland, at a regional level. Using survey data from an online questionnaire in February 2005and a multinomial logit model incorporating the investor’s specific characteristics, we show...
Seit ihrer Gründung im Jahr 1949 weist die Volksrepublik (VR) China eine erstaunliche politische und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung auf. Die wirtschaftliche und politische Lage des Landes Ende der 70er Jahre weckten innerhalb der Kommunistischen Partei Chinas (KPCh) erste Reformgedanken, das...