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The Impact of Direct Foreign Investments on the Economic Growth in Romania


  • POPA Lucia - Ramona

    () ("Constantin Brâncoveanu" University of Pitesti)


In the actual context of world economy, the foreign investments tend to become, beside the resources of each country, the main financing and stimulating source of economic development. The foreign investments represent a way by which, in the economy of host country it is introduced the behaviour specific to the market economy and where an improvement of production factors quality takes place. The present paper tries to analyze the foreign investments contribute to the growth of Romanian economy.

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  • POPA Lucia - Ramona, 2010. "The Impact of Direct Foreign Investments on the Economic Growth in Romania," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(1), pages 147-152, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ovi:oviste:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:147-152

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    foreign investments; economic growth; Romania;

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    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)


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