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Determinantes do Investimento Direto Externo (IDE) na América Latina: Uma Perspectiva Institucional


  • Mohamed Amal

    (Universidade Regional de Blumenau)

  • Fernando Seabra

    (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)


O objetivo deste estudo é examinar os determinantes do investimento direto externo (IDE) na America Latina, com ênfase ao impacto das variáveis institucionais sobre a decisão de investir das empresas multinacionais (EMN). Com apoio na revisão teórica e metodológica, um modelo de painel de dados é estimado para um conjunto de países da América Latina. Os resultados indicam que, na perspectiva da busca de mercados locais ou regionais, fatores institucionais – como grau de liberdade econômica e risco político – são estatisticamente significantes para explicar a atração de IDE.

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  • Mohamed Amal & Fernando Seabra, 2007. "Determinantes do Investimento Direto Externo (IDE) na América Latina: Uma Perspectiva Institucional," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 8(2), pages 231-247.
  • Handle: RePEc:anp:econom:v:8:y:2007:i:2:p:231-247

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    Investimento Direto Externo (IDE); América Latina; Instituições;

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    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business


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