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Foreign Investment: Information Asymmetry

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Domestic and foreign investors may differ in their information sets regarding future domestic and foreign stock returns with no information frictions. This may lead to home bias in the domestic ... More


Foreign Investment: Liquidity Shocks

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The key mechanisms through which information frictions affect the composition and the volatility of international capital flows are market based. Foreign direct investors get more efficient outcomes ... More


Introduction to Investment Treaty Arbitration (ITA) and Framing the Debate

Susan D. Franck

in Arbitration Costs: Myths and Realities in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190054434
eISBN:
9780190054465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054434.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 1 introduces the contents of the book by framing the context of international investment more broadly, contextualizing investment-related conflict management, identifying the issues related ... More


The Use of Investment Incentives: The Cases of R&D-Related Incentives and International Investment Agreements

Christian Bellak and Markus Leibrecht

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter gives an in-depth look at two types of investment incentives used globally: International investment agreements (IIAs) as broadly available regulatory “incentives” to attract FDI and ... More


The Norm Entrepreneurs of the 1950s and 1960s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the post-World War II period, business leaders, bankers, and their lawyers decided it was their time to write the rules of the global economy. They felt that the nationalization of the ... More


Definitions, Motivations, and Locational Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment

Sarianna M. Lundan

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter outlines the different motivations for FDI as well as the economic and institutional determinants of location choice for foreign investment, which is in turn fundamental for analyzing ... More


Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Patrick J. W. Egan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book considers patterns of inward foreign investment in emerging economies. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has long been recognized as a potential source of developmental benefits for host ... More


The Legal Framework for Investment Protection between the European Union and Korea: Towards a Level Playing Field for Investors?

James Harrison

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Investment has traditionally been regulated at the international level through bilateral investment treaties (BITs). Therefore, individual EU Member States have concluded their own BITs with third ... More


Introduction

Sea-Jin Chang

in Multinational Firms in China: Entry Strategies, Competition, and Firm Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687077
eISBN:
9780191766923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687077.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Chapter 1 reviews relevant Chinese government policies and trends in FDI. In doing so, this chapter identifies key sectoral and regional patterns of FDI and describes key changes in the competitive ... More


Multinational Enterprise, Innovation, and Development: Theoretical Perspectives

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides the theoretic background and working hypotheses for the empirical tests that follow in subsequent chapters. The book is informed by substantial literature in several academic ... More


Chasing the Tiger: Is Ireland’s Experience with FDI a Model for Developing Countries?

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter adds a case study of Ireland’s experience with FDI, as a complement to the cross-national investigations of preceding chapters. By considering a single country and its policies and ... More


The Return on US Direct Investment at Home and Abroad

Stephanie E. Curcuru and Charles P. Thomas

in Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226204260
eISBN:
9780226204437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204437.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

A longstanding puzzle is that the United States is a net borrower from the rest of the world, yet continues to receive income on its external position. A large difference between the yields on direct ... More


Investment Incentives for Sustainable Development

James Zhan and Joachim Karl

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter suggests that investment schemes should be redesigned according to a location’s sustainable development objectives and the potential contributions of FDI toward sustainable development. ... More


Introduction

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter situates the book in its theoretic and empirical contexts. It reveals the key observable motivation for the book; that multinationals are increasingly locating innovation in peripheral ... More


Patterns of Innovation among Multinational Firms

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter chronicles the spread of innovation-intensive forms of foreign investment. It is primarily descriptive, and provides the empirical context for the econometric tests in subsequent ... More


The Determinants of Multinational Innovation in Emerging Economies

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers innovation outcomes among multinational firms in emerging economies. A variety of econometric tests are conducted, in which innovation is predicted by different firm and ... More


Innovation-Intensive FDI and Host Country Institutions

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter moves beyond firm level attributes and economic motivations to consider the impact of host country institutions on investment models of multinationals in developing countries. It adopts ... More


Foreign Investment, Sovereign Debt, and Human Rights

Matthias Goldmann

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Foreign investment is perceived as one of the most significant factors for development and it is no accident that a key criterion for determining that an activity qualifies as an investment under the ... More


The Evolution of the Essential Security Exception in U.S. Trade and Investment Agreements

James Mendenhall

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the evolution of the essential security exception in trade and investment agreements in the United States. It considers two notable trends: the latest generation of U.S. ... More


Conclusion

Patrick J. W. Egan

in Globalizing Innovation: State Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037358
eISBN:
9780262344265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037358.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the main arguments of the book and repeats the central empirical findings. Following a brief discussion of the data sources used to support the varied arguments, this chapter ... More


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