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Infrastructures et flux de capitaux privés vers les pays en développement
[Infrastructure and private capital flows in developing countries]

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  • Kinda, Tidiane

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This paper shows the relevance of physical infrastructure and financial development for developing countries attractiveness to private capital (Foreign Direct Investments -FDI- and portfolio investments). Contrary to other studies, this analysis is based on “push-pull factors” and the “Lucas paradox” theoretical approaches, and takes into account the relationship between components of capital flows. The analysis also highlights the importance of non-linearity effects when assessing the role of infrastructure for capital inflows and the specificity of Sub-Saharan African countries compared to other developing countries.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 19158.

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Date of creation: 2008
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Publication status: Published in Revue Economique 3.59(2008): pp. 537-549
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:19158

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Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment; Portfolio Investment; Physical Infrastructures; Financial Development; 3SLS;

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  1. Jean-Louis Combes & Patrick Plane & Tidiane Kinda, 2011. "Capital Flows, Exchange Rate Flexibility, and the Real Exchange Rate," IMF Working Papers 11/9, International Monetary Fund.

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