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Foreign Direct Investment in a Changing Global Political Economy

  • Steve Chan

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

About this book


This book examines foreign direct investment in a changing world economy. It offers case-studies of this investment in different national and industrial contexts. Firms and countries have encountered mixed results in using this investment to further their foreign leverage. Conversely, potential host countries have faced different opportunities and constraints in attracting or utilizing foreign capital for their development. Although some countries have been relatively successful, most do not appear to be well positioned to take advantage of the ongoing processes of globalization of national economies.


East Asia Eastern Europe Europe foreign direct investment globalization political economy transition

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  • Steve Chan
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  1. 1.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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