Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 148 items :

  • Keyword: FDI. x
  • IMF Working Papers x
Clear All Modify Search
Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Reforms

Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Reforms »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Reforms : Evidence from Eastern Europe and Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2008/26

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Kinoshita , and Nauro Campos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451868883

Keywords: fdi, financial sector, direct investment

This paper investigates the role of structural reforms -financial reforms, trade liberalization, and privatization- as determinants of FDI inflows based on newly constructed dataset on structural reforms for 19 Lat...

Empirical Evidenceon the Effects of Tax Incentives

Empirical Evidenceon the Effects of Tax Incentives »

Source: Empirical Evidenceon the Effects of Tax Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2009/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Klemm , and Stefan Parys

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872835

Keywords: fdi, investment allowances, direct investment

This paper considers two empirical questions about tax incentives: (1) are incentives used as tools of tax competition and (2) how effective are incentives in attracting investment? To answer these, we prepared a n...

Multinational Enterprises, International Trade, and Productivity Growth

Multinational Enterprises, International Trade, and Productivity Growth »

Source: Multinational Enterprises, International Trade, and Productivity Growth : Firm-Level Evidence From the United States

Volume/Issue: 2003/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Yeaple , and Wolfgang Keller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451875898

Keywords: technology spillovers, fdi, spillovers, direct investment,

We estimate international technology spillovers to U.S. manufacturing firms via imports and foreign direct investment (FDI) between 1987 and 1996. In contrast to earlier work, our results suggest that FDI leads to...

The Quest for Non-Resource-Based FDI: Do Taxes Matter?

The Quest for Non-Resource-Based FDI: Do Taxes Matter? »

Source: The Quest for Non-Resource-Based FDI : Do Taxes Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2014/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tidiane Kinda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475514094

Keywords: Investment climate, Non-resource-based FDI, horizontal FDI, vertical FDI, firm-level data, fdi, foreign ownership, tax incentives, foreign capital, sub-Saharan Africa.,

Using manufacturing and services firm-level data for 30 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, this paper shows that taxation is not a significant driver for the location of foreign firms in SSA, while other investme...

Rising Income Inequality

Rising Income Inequality »

Source: Rising Income Inequality : Technology, or Trade and Financial Globalization?

Volume/Issue: 2008/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Subir Lall , and Florence Jaumotte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870435

Keywords: mechanisms, trade globalization, financial globalization, technological progress, FDI., tariff rate, trade liberalization, FDI,

We examine the relationship between trade and financial globalization and the rise in inequality in most countries in recent decades. We find technological progress as having a greater impact than globalization on...

Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment

Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Information Externalities Affecting the Dynamic Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment : The Case of China

Volume/Issue: 1994/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sayuri Shirai , and Dongpei Huang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1994

ISBN: 9781451974645

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, investment environment, foreign investors

The dynamic pattern of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries shows a three-phase pattern. Despite government policies that promote it, initially the inflow of FDI is sluggish, followed by a period...

Investment Implications of Selected WTO Agreements and the Proposed Multilateral Agreementon Investment

Investment Implications of Selected WTO Agreements and the Proposed Multilateral Agreementon Investment »

Source: Investment Implications of Selected WTO Agreements and the Proposed Multilateral Agreementon Investment

Volume/Issue: 1997/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthias Vocke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451848014

Keywords: fdi, market access, balance of payments, trips agreement, direct investment

The substantial increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) in recent years has triggered a discussion of a uniform treatment of investment in international law. Most contributions to the multilateral investment fr...

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...

Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy

Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment in the World Economy

Volume/Issue: 1995/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edward Graham

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451847901

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, investors, retained earnings

The role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in international capital flows is examined. Theories of the determinants of FDI are surveyed, and the economic consequences of FDI for both host (recipient) and home (inv...

Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China

Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China »

Source: Trade Costs and Location of Foreign Firms in China

Volume/Issue: 2005/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860740

Keywords: trade costs, supply access, fdi, foreign investment, intermediate inputs,

This study examines the determinants of entry into by foreign firms, using information on 515 Chinese industries at the provincial level during 1998-2001. The analysis, rooted in the new economic geography, focuses...