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Foreign direct investment in relation to domestic investment and international trade: a survey


  • Peeters, H.M.M.
  • Van Rooij, M.C.J.


For various reasons foreign direct investment, domestic investment and international trade are closely related. The aim of this study is to gain insights in the theoretical explanations and empirical findings for the effects on inward and outward foreign direct investment on domestic investment and trade flows. The relevance of research on the sectoral level is stressed.

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  • Peeters, H.M.M. & Van Rooij, M.C.J., 1996. "Foreign direct investment in relation to domestic investment and international trade: a survey," MPRA Paper 23517, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:23517

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    foreign direct investment; domestic investment; international trade;

    JEL classification:

    • P45 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - International Linkages
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements


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