The Conceptual Foundation, Common Motivation, Major Benefits/Disadvantages, and Importance of FDI on Economic Growth and Development

  • Zvezdan Vukanović
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


FDI flows come in at least four separate forms: (a) FDI in extractive industries, (b) FDI in infrastructure, (c) FDI in manufacturing, and (d) the under-researched field of FDI in Services. Foreign direct investment in media industry belongs to the category of FDI in the sector of Services. Each form of FDI flows presents such distinctive economic challenges and generates such diverse impacts for MNCs as well as for developingcountry host authorities/economy, undermining the usefulness of any research that does not simultaneously aggregate and disaggregate the FDI flows.


Foreign Direct Investment Host Country Capital Flow Local Firm Current Account Deficit 
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  • Zvezdan Vukanović
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  1. 1.Faculty of International Economics, Finance and BusinessUDG – University of Donja GoricaPodgoricaMontenegro

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