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Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

Republic of Estonia

Republic of Estonia »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues

Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451812541

Keywords: financing constraints, investment, financial constraints, firm size, productivity growth

This Selected Issues paper focuses on financing constraints and productivity in Estonia. The paper examines two questions: (1) is there evidence of financing constraints among Estonian firms; and (2) have financing...

Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan

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Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan »

Source: Productivity Drag from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2019/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariana Colacelli , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498317474

Keywords: Productivity, Firm Dynamics, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Intangible Investment

Productivity growth in Japan, as in most advanced economies, has moderated. This paper finds supportive evidence for the important role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in explaining Japan's modest prod...

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment

Volume/Issue: 1990/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1990

ISBN: 9781451963519

Keywords: direct investment, foreign direct investment, foreign investment, multinational firms, host country

This paper summarizes the theory and empirical evidence on the determinants of foreign direct investment. These determinants include expected relative rates of return, risk diversification, market size, technologic...

Investment Banking and Security Market Development

Investment Banking and Security Market Development »

Source: Investment Banking and Security Market Development : Does Finance Follow Industry?

Volume/Issue: 2001/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bharat Anand , and Alexander Galetovic P.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2001

ISBN: 9781451851397

Keywords: relationships, size distribution of firms, investment banking, banking, investment banks, banking industry, investment bank, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Firm Organization and Market Structure,

Long-term relationships between business firms and investment banks are pervasive in developed security markets and there is evidence that better monitoring and information result from these relationships. Therefor...

Real Exchange Rates, Economic Complexity, and Investment

Real Exchange Rates, Economic Complexity, and Investment »

Source: Real Exchange Rates, Economic Complexity, and Investment

Volume/Issue: 2018/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steve Brito , Nicolas Magud , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484354834

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Firm-level investment, real exchange rate, misalignment, Open Economy Macroeconomics

We show that the response of firm-level investment to real exchange rate movements varies depending on the production structure of the economy. Firms in advanced economies and in emerging Asia increase investment w...

Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK

Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK »

Source: Where Does Multinational Investment Go with Territorial Taxation? Evidence from the UK

Volume/Issue: 2018/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Li Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337493

Keywords: Europe, Foreign direct investment, United Kingdom, corporate tax policy, multinational firms, Business Taxes and Subsidies, General

In 2009, the United Kingdom changed from a worldwide to a territorial tax system, abolishing dividend taxes on foreign repatriation from many low-tax countries. This paper assesses the causal effect of territorial...

How Does Post-Crisis Bank Capital Adequacy Affect Firm Investment?

How Does Post-Crisis Bank Capital Adequacy Affect Firm Investment? »

Source: How Does Post-Crisis Bank Capital Adequacy Affect Firm Investment?

Volume/Issue: 2015/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yangfan Sun , and Hui Tong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513593593

Keywords: Bank Capital Adequacy, Firm Investment, bank, capital, banks, bank capital, credit, General,

We examine the effect of bank capital levels on firm investment drawing on a sample of 11,106 non-financial firms from 2007 to 2013 in 16 advanced economies. We examine two measures of bank capital adequacy, the Ti...