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La gobernabilidad como un determinante de la inversión extranjera directa en América Latina. (The Governance as a Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America)

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  • Rafael Eduardo Saavedra Leyva

    () (Estudiante del doctorado en ciencias económicas de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. Tijuana, Baja California. México.)

  • Carlos H. Flores Orona

    () (Estudiante del doctorado en ciencias económicas de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. Tijuana, Baja California. México.)

Abstract

En este trabajo se analiza la relación entre la inversión extranjera directa y la gobernabilidad de los países de América Latina. Se elabora un índice de eficiencia gubernamental que incorpora los indicadores del “Worldwide Governance Indicators” para evitar problemas de multicolinealidad. En general, los resultados del estudio muestran que el índice de eficiencia gubernamental exhibe una relación positiva y significativa con la inversión extranjera directa. Por lo tanto, este trabajo destaca el rol que ostenta la gobernabilidad como mecanismo de atracción de inversionistas extranjeros.

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  • Rafael Eduardo Saavedra Leyva & Carlos H. Flores Orona, 2017. "La gobernabilidad como un determinante de la inversión extranjera directa en América Latina. (The Governance as a Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America)," Ensayos Revista de Economia, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Economia, vol. 0(2), pages 123-146, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ere:journl:v:xxxvi:y:2017:i:2:p:123-146
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    Keywords

    Inversión extranjera directa; Gobernabilidad; Índice de eficiencia gubernamental; Datos de panel; Variables instrumentales;

    JEL classification:

    • E2 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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