Institutional Issues and Policy Implications


The chapter so far has examined in detail the overarching research question of the dissertation, i.e., to what extent does the current EU institutional framework provide an effective and efficient solution for FDI policy competition between governments under changing conditions for global foreign direct investment as well as current and future rounds of EU enlargement. The last section will summarize the arguments that support the thesis that institutional governance instruments of FDI policy competition in the EU are overstretched and in need of reform, and suggest potential normative solutions to overcome these institutional weaknesses. The chapter will conclude by reviewing the global context surrounding this policy agenda, which shall also serve as segue into the political economy of FDI policy competition presented in the following Chapter 5.


Foreign Direct Investment Regional Agreement System Competition Institutional Issue Overarch Research Question 
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