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Foreign Direct Investment And Economic Growth

  • George Ciobanu

    (University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Romania)

How does foreign direct investment triggered by foreign economic growth affect domestic economic activity? Estimates produced using foreign GDP growth rates for changes in foreign activity indicate that 10% greater foreign capital investment is associated with 2.2% greater domestic investment, and that 10% greater foreign employee compensation is associated with 4.0% greater domestic employee compensation. Changes in foreign and domestic sales, assets, and numbers of employees are likewise positively associated.

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Article provided by University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Revista Tinerior Economisti(The Young Economists Journal).

Volume (Year): 1 (2007)
Issue (Month): 9 (November)
Pages: 94-97

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