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Foreign Direct Investment in North Africa: A Comparative Perspective

  • Ahmed Aghrout
  • Michael Hodd
Part of the Centre for the Study of Emerging Markets Series book series (CSEM)

Abstract

The North African countries (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia) have, since the early 1980s, embarked upon important reforms aimed at restructuring their economies via liberalization and privatization, but with varying degrees and pace across the region. Like many other developing countries, they have found that the difficulties engendered by the economic policies pursued, and the poor performance associated with decades of state-led development, have left them with no alternative other than to engage in a process of reforms at a time when the world economy was undergoing major transformations.

Keywords

European Union Foreign Direct Investment Human Resource Development Comparative Perspective Foreign Direct Investment Inflow 
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  • Michael Hodd

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