Governance and foreign direct investment links: Evidence from panel data estimations

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Abstract

This article presents panel data estimates of the relationship between indicators of governance and foreign direct investment (FDI) using a sample of countries from Asia and Latin America. While controlling for standard FDI variables, the results provide strong confirmation that the rule of law; control of corruption; regulatory quality; government effectiveness and political stability are positively correlated with FDI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)753-756
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume14
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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