Against this backdrop, it seems of critical importance to address the institutional issues surrounding FDI policy competition in Europe as well as to investigate the political-economic processes that inform them. The dissertation aims to contribute to such a research program by addressing the following questions: (i) To what extent does the current EU institutional framework provide an effective solution for FDI policy competition between governments under the changing conditions for global foreign direct investment as well as current and future rounds of EU enlargement? (ii) What are alternative governance models for FDI competition? and (iii) How can the political challenges to reaching agreement on a globally or regionally-integrated investment framework be overcome?


Foreign Direct Investment Governance Model Locational Competition Perfect Competition Investment Promotion 
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