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Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment

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A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by a company or entity based in one country, into a company or entity based in another country. According to Demirhan and Masca (2008), FDI has significantly grow due to several factors, namely rapid technological progress, emergence of globally integrated production and marketing networks, existence of bilateral investment treaties, recommendations from multilateral development banks, and positive indication from developing countries that attracts FDI into the country.

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  • Liew, Siew-Ling, 2016. "Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment," MPRA Paper 70447, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Literature review; foreign direct investment; economic growth;

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    • F0 - International Economics - - General

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