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Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis on its Determinants and Impacts

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  • Quader, Syed Manzur

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In this paper, the catalyst variables of FDI inflows in Bangladesh are examined by applying extreme bounds analysis to the time series data from 1990-91 to 2005-06. The results reveal that wage, trade openness, net export, GDP growth and tax rate have robust result. Also two years lagged values of FDI and change in the level of domestic investment are found to have a positive effect on economic growth.

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  • Quader, Syed Manzur, 2009. "Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis on its Determinants and Impacts," MPRA Paper 26134, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Sharif M. Hossain & Nobuhiro Hosoe, 2017. "Foreign Direct Investment in the Ready-Made Garments Sector of Bangladesh : Macro and Distributional Implications," GRIPS Discussion Papers 17-10, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.

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    Keywords

    Capital investment; economic growth; crowding out; gross domestic capital formation; tariff;

    JEL classification:

    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics

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