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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...

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...

The Location of Domestic and Foreign Production Affiliates by French Multinational Firms1

The Location of Domestic and Foreign Production Affiliates by French Multinational Firms1 »

Source: The Location of Domestic and Foreign Production Affiliates by French Multinational Firms

Volume/Issue: 2010/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Isabelle Mejean , Thierry Mayer , and Benjamin Nefussi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962345

Keywords: Location choice, Multinational firms, Conditional logit model, fdi, probability, market access, foreign investments, standard deviation,

Economists interested in location choices usually focus their attention on investments abroad. This neglects the fact that multinational enterprises continue to invest domestically while undertaking foreign expansi...

International Dividend Repatriations

International Dividend Repatriations »

Source: International Dividend Repatriations

Volume/Issue: 2004/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Lehmann , and Ashoka Mody

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2004

ISBN: 9781451842210

Keywords: Multinational Companies, Dividends, dividend payments, investors, dividend repatriations, direct investment, multinational firms, Payout Policy,

Income earned by the branches and subsidiaries of multinational firms can be either reinvested in the host country or repatriated as dividends to the firms' headquarters. Despite the rapid growth of foreign direct...

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...