Foreign direct investment and human development

the law and economics of international investment agreements
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Law and economic development, Law and legislation, Economic aspects, Foreign Investments, Investments, Foreign (International
Statementedited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan F. Swinnen and Jan Wouters
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LC ClassificationsK3830 .F67 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25356223M
ISBN 139780415535472, 9780415535489, 9780203076880
LC Control Number2012024082

Synopsis This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals.

This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development : $ Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst to development.

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Yet, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities.

National policies and the international investment. Book Description. This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals.

* This chapter was originally published as L. Colen, M. Maertens and J. Swinnen,‘Foreign direct investment as an engine for economic growth and human development: A review of the arguments and empirical evidence’, Foreign direct investment and human development book Rights and International Legal Discourse 3(2) Cited by: In development literature Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is traditionally considered to be instrumental for the economic growth of all countries, particularly the developing ones.

It acts as a panacea for breaking out of the vicious circle of low savings/low income and facilitates the import of capital goods and advanced technical knowhow.

(). Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development: The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: Vol. 16, No.

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2, Author: Ghasem Torabi. 4 Change in Human Development Index rank in conflict-affected countries, – 3 5 Loss in Human Development Index value due to inequality, by human development group, 5 6 Inequalities in human development outcomes around the world, 5 7 Life expectancy at birth, by human development group, 6File Size: 1MB.

Theoretical studies have shown that there is a direct relationship between human capital and foreign direct investment (FDI). However, only a few available empirical studies have attempted to investigate this relationship simultaneously.

Using country level panel data from 55 developing countries over the – period, this paper examines the interrelationship between FDI and human by: The foreign Direct Investment and sustainable Development(Experiments) the quality of human life, taking into account the capabilities and potential ecosystem that embraces life, hence.

Managing Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment focuses on the management of Chinese outward foreign direct investment, particularly foreign subsidiaries established through merger and acquisition, at the organisational : Hardcover.

Using Zambia and the Gender Equity and Equality Act of as a case study, the book explores the compatibility of the legislation with the stabilization clauses contained in the country’s Development book will be of interest to practitioners, scholars and students of international investment law, human rights law and contract.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: International investment law: the perpetual search for consensus / Jan Wouters, Sanderijn Duquet and Nicolas Hachez --Foreign direct investment as an engine for economic growth and human development: a review of the arguments.

ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT Pursuant to Article 1 of the Convention signed in Paris on 14th Decemberand which came into force on 30th Septemberthe Organisation for EconomicFile Size: KB. Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan Swinnen and Jan Wouters This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and.

Research shows that an increase in FDI leads to higher growth rates in financially developed countries compared to rates observed in financially poor countries. Local conditions, such as the development of financial markets and the educational level of a country, affect the impact of FDI on economic growth.

Policymakers should exercise caution. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a category of investment that reflects the objective of establishing a lasting interest by a resident enterprise in one economy in an enterprise that is resident in an economy other than that of the direct investor. Downloadable (with restrictions).

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Abstract Theoretical studies have shown that there is a direct relationship between human capital and foreign direct investment (FDI). However, only a few available empirical studies have attempted to investigate this relationship simultaneously.

Using country level panel data from 55 developing countries over the – period, this paper examines the Cited by: Foreign direct investment and stock of FDI Stocks measure the total level of direct investment at a given point in time, usually the end of a quarter or yearly.

The outward FDI stock is the value of the resident investors’ equity in and net loans to enterprises in foreign economies. Foreign Direct Investment - a Business Case: The business case below is designed for you to apply your knowledge on the topic of Foreign Direct Investment to a real-world context.

The empirical side of the book is based on an econometric study of the determinants of FDI in Africa as well as a detailed firm-level survey conducted in Keywords African Growth Economic Growth Endogenous Growth Foreign Investment Global economy Multinational Enterprise Multinational Enterprises Multinationals foreign direct investment.

Foreign direct investments in the primary sector, however, tend to have a negative effect on growth, while investment in manufacturing a positive one.

Evidence from the service sector is ambiguous. +9Author: Laura Alfaro. How Can Foreign Direct Investment Fulfil Its Development Potential in Least Developed Countries. Karl P. Sauvant, Trade for Development News, African Mining and the SDGs: From Vision to Reality Kathryn Sturman, Perrine Toledano, Charles F.

Akayuli, Mzamose Gondwe, in M. Ramutsindela and D. Mickler, eds., Sustainable Development. Foreign Direct Investment and Externalities: The Case for Public Intervention Garrick Blalock and Paul J. Gertler. R&D Activities of Foreign and National Establishments in Turkish Manufacturing Asim Erdilek.

Foreign Direct Investment and Local Economic Development: Beyond Productivity Spillovers Holger Garg and Eric Strobl. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and can provide a major catalyst to development. However, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities.

This publication looks at the impact of FDI on development issues and considers the policies required to maximise its 4/5(1). Historically, foreign direct investment (FDI) has had an ambivalent role in terms of its contribution to development, especially how it shaped the productive sector in Latin America, such that it became a recurrent theme in the region's economic literature.

FDI flows to Latin America have soared since the s, converting it into an even more important by: 6. The World Trade Organization (Wto) Essay Words | 7 Pages. Globalisation is referred to as “The worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade, and communications integration.” () Globalisation enables vast growth within international trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and standard of living (measured by Human development Index).

Foreign direct investment (FDI) was a driving force in Botswana ´s rapid graduation from a least developed to a middle-income country. The government´s handling of the fiscal, social and economic pressures of this transformation could be a model for other resource-dependent economies.

Foreign direct investment and the environment involves international businesses and their interactions and impact on the natural world. These interactions can be observed through the stringency applied to foreign direct investment policy and the responsiveness of capital or labor incentive for investment inflows.

The laws and regulations created by a country that focuses on environmental. The impact of foreign direct investment, foreign aid and trade on poverty reduction: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African countries Friday Osemenshan Anetor1*, Ebes Esho2 and Grietjie Verhoef2 Abstract: Despite postulations on the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI), foreign aid, and trade on growth, empirical evidence from extant research.

New research on foreign direct investment from Harvard Business School faculty on issues including the use of marketing tools and techniques to attract foreign investors, and how FDI promotes economic growth.

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The Scholl Chair in International Business and the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS present a book launch with Professor Michael Enright on Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment.

Professor Enright will present the key themes of his research, followed by a panel discussion. One of the most important features of China’s economic emergence .