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Foreign Direct Investment

Reviewing the prospects of FDI for financing sustainable development, this paper takes a cross-sectoral look at the pros and cons of FDI in the face of increasing indebtedness, income inequality, declining Overseas Development Assistance and financial volatility. Assessing global and regional trends in FDI this paper identifies areas for further consideration, relating to how to maximise the benefits of FDI whilst minimising more negative aspects.

Briefing paper on Foreign Direct Investment: A lead driver for sustainable development - Pdf format

Briefing paper on Foreign Direct Investment: A lead driver for sustainable development - Rich Text format

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Technical review Foreign Direct Investment: Flows, volatility and growth in developing countries. R. Lensink and O. Morrissey, University of Nottingham.

 

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