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The Foreign Direct Investments and Economic and Politic Freedoms or Could We Trust the Words of the Local Landlord?

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  • Marilen PIRTEA

    (West University of Timişoara, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Romania)

  • Bogdan DIMA

    (West University of Timişoara, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Romania)

The foreign direct investments are depending not only of economic resources, structures, mechanisms and performances of hosting countries but also on their socio-economic, cultural and political conditions. The objective of this paper is to provide a general framework of the connections between economic and politic freedoms and the foreign investment inflows (FDI). Some empirical supports are obtaining from a sample of developing and emergent countries. The main conclusion is that “economic and politic freedoms matters for the evolution of foreign direct investments”.

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Article provided by West University of Timisoara, Romania, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in its journal Timisoara Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 1 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 207-218

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Handle: RePEc:wun:journl:tje:v01:y2008:i02:a06
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