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A Global Multi-sector Multi-region Foreign Direct Investment Database for GTAP

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  • Lakatos, Csilla
  • Terrie Walmsley

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A global bilateral multi-region multi-sector foreign direct investment (FDI) stocks and flows database has been contributed to GTAP by Houssein Boumellassa, Christophe Gouel and David Laborde from CEPII (Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales) as a result of a project initiated by DG Trade of the European Commission. Contrary to other data sources on FDI this database is fully consistent, balanced and suitable for use in CGE work. The construction of this database is entirely documented in Boumellassa, Gouel and Laborde (2007). This document describes the steps used to convert this database into GTAP v7 sectoral and regional aggregation format. Accordingly, the final FDI stocks and flows database is bilateral with 113 regions and 57 sectors and base year 2004.

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  • Lakatos, Csilla & Terrie Walmsley, 2010. "A Global Multi-sector Multi-region Foreign Direct Investment Database for GTAP," GTAP Research Memoranda 3197, Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University.
  • Handle: RePEc:gta:resmem:3197 Note: GTAP Research Memorandum No. 18
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    1. Hertel, Thomas, 2013. "Global Applied General Equilibrium Analysis Using the Global Trade Analysis Project Framework," Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Elsevier.
    2. Patrick Georges & Marcel Mérette & Qi Zhang, 2012. "Toward a North American Security Perimeter? Assessing the Trade and FDI Impacts of Liberalizing 9/11 Security Measures," Working Papers 1204E, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
    3. Tzu-Han YANG & Deng-Shing HUANG, 2011. "Multinational Corporations, FDI and the East Asian Economic Integration," Discussion papers 11071, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).
    4. Georges, Patrick & Mérette, Marcel, 2012. "Toward a North American Security Perimeter? Assessing the trade, FDI, and welfare impacts of liberalizing 9/11 security measures," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 2514-2526.

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