Globalization and Foreign Direct Investments: Towards a New Protectionism?

  • Francesca Sanna-Randaccio
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The last two decades have witnessed an increasing globalization1 of the world economy. The spectacular growth of foreign direct investment (FDI) by multinational companies (MNEs) represents the most distinctive feature of this period.


Foreign Direct Investment Host Country Multinational Company Multinational Enterprise Foreign Subsidiary 
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