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Incentives-based Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Brazil


  • Hans Christiansen


  • Charles P. Oman


  • Andrew Charlton

    (Oxford University)


The general benefits of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), and the potential of FDI as a tool for regional economic development in particular, are commonly recognised by policy makers and analysts. A recent study prepared under the auspices of the OECD Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises concluded that FDI generally supports growth in developing, emerging and transition economies, irrespective of their initial state of development ...

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  • Hans Christiansen & Charles P. Oman & Andrew Charlton, 2003. "Incentives-based Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Brazil," OECD Working Papers on International Investment 2003/1, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:dafaaa:2003/1-en
    DOI: 10.1787/631632456403

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    9. 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.

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