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Economic opening, FDI and its contribution to the creation of quality employment in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

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  • Ernst, Christoph.

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Analyses the evolution of foreign direct investment (FDI) and the increasing role of transnational companies for the domestic economies of three Latin American countries in the period 1990-2003. Describes the impact of FDI on employment and wages of different sectors and the shift from the State as an economic player towards the private economy.

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  • Ernst, Christoph., 2005. "Economic opening, FDI and its contribution to the creation of quality employment in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico," ILO Working Papers 993843763402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:993843763402676
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