Role of FDI in Developing Countries: Basic Concepts and Facts

  • Sarbajit Chaudhuri
  • Ujjaini Mukhopadhyay


This chapter contains a detailed overview of the mechanisms, determinants and magnitude of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the developing economies, with particular emphasis on the interface with recent economic developments like worldwide recession and massive capital outflow from some of these countries.


Foreign Direct Investment Host Country Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment Inflow Outward Foreign Direct Investment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarbajit Chaudhuri
    • 1
  • Ujjaini Mukhopadhyay
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsBehala CollegeKolkataIndia

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