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Title Foreign direct investments in Asia : issues, strategies and prospects / edited by Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Yung Chul Park and Sung Jin Kang
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 364 pages)
Contents Cover; Foreign Direct Investments in Asia; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1 Overview; 2 The development of foreign direct investment and its impact on firms' productivity, employment and exports in Indonesia; 3. Foreign direct investment and spillovers in Malaysia; 4. Linkages and spillovers in Philippine manufacturing: does FDI have positive effects?; 5. Inward and outward FDI and the restructuring of the Singapore economy; 6. The impact of foreign direct investment on productivity, employment and export performance of Thai firms
7. A study on FDI's role in China's economic growth and development since China's reform and opening-up8. Inward and outward FDI of Japan; 9. The linkage impact of foreign direct investment on labor productivity in Korea; 10. A study of FDI in Vietnam; Notes; Index
Summary Foreign direct investment is one of the most important tools to attract capital for investment. Investment is a main channel for economic growth which is a dream of developing countries. Covering 9 East Asian countries which include developing and developed countries, this book compares respective FDI promotion policies and takes econometric tests of the FDI impact on economic performance, productivity and employment. This is quite interesting in that this book includes major Asian countries. Through reading this book, policy makers can get benefits through comparative study of FDI promotion p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Investments, Foreign -- East Asia.
Investments, Foreign -- Southeast Asia.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Investments & Securities -- General.
Investments, Foreign.
East Asia.
Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Chalongphob Sussangkarn.
Kang, Sŏng-jin, 1964-
Pak, Yŏng-chʻŏl, 1939-
ISBN 0203830954