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Harnessing foreign direct investment for development : policies for developed and developing countries

Author: Theodore H Moran
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, ©2006.
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"Does foreign direct investment (FDI) channel capital and know-how to developing countries? Or does it bring corruption and abuse of labor standards? Harnessing Foreign Direct Investment for Development confirms that FDI's contribution to development can be extremely powerful but that some forms of FDI, especially in infrastructure, have serious adverse consequences. Theodore Moran shows for the first time how some  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moran, Theodore H., 1943-
Harnessing foreign direct investment for development.
Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, c2006
(OCoLC)648520762
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore H Moran
ISBN: 9781933286099 1933286091
OCLC Number: 70267182
Description: xiii, 173 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Revising the "Washington Consensus": new perspectives on foreign direct investment and development --
Using industrial globalization to improve the development of host countries --
Enhancing the ability of poor countries to attract and harness FDI for development --
FDI in extractive industries and infrastructure --
The impact of outward investment on the home economy --
Improving efforts to support developing country growth through FDI --
Conclusions and policy implications.
Responsibility: Theodore H. Moran.
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Examines the controversies and debates about FDI in manufacturing and assembly, extractive industries, and infrastructure. This book identifies how developed and developing countries, multilateral  Read more...

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