Information Technology and Foreign Direct Investment



As we originally defined it, globalization refers not just to the increasing ratio of trade to GDP in the world economy, but also to the increasing ratio of foreign investment to global output. Having, in the three previous chapters, examined how information technologies bear on the first component of globalization, we turn now to ask how these technologies contribute to the second respect in which the world economy is becoming more integrated and how in this process certain developing countries are becoming more involved with multinationals than others.


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© Jeffrey James 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tilburg UniversityThe Netherlands

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