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Host Country Welfare Effects Of Foreign Direct Investment (Fdi) And Imports: An Application To The Processed Food Industry

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In case of tariff-induced capital inflow, growth might be immiserizing, under certain assumptions for the host country. Higher levels of foreign direct investment (FDI) might be associated with higher wages and employment levels in a host country, justifying the forbearance of some countries to the immiserizing effects of FDI.

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  • Yilmaz, Alper, 1999. "Host Country Welfare Effects Of Foreign Direct Investment (Fdi) And Imports: An Application To The Processed Food Industry," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21585, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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