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Author Twomey, Michael J.

Title A Century of foreign investment in the Third World / Michael J. Twomey
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 250 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in international business and the world economy ; 20
Routledge studies in international business and the world economy ; 20
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Index of tables; Index of graphs; List of abbreviations and currencies; Introduction; Outline of the book; Acknowledgments; Conceptualizing and measuring foreign investment; Dunning's ̃eclectic model̃ of FDI; The Product Cycle and the Investment Development Path; The obsolescing bargain; Free Standing Companies; Expatriate investment; The Third World and colonies; Colonial policy and FDI; Measuring and comparing the size of FDI; Capital and the capital output ratio; Further measurement issues; Final comments; Notes; The major source countries; FDI in services
Summary Based upon thorough statistical analysis, the book presents exhaustive case-studies of foreign investment policy in 'metropolitan' countries and of the experiences of 'host' countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Økonomi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-245) and index
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Subject Investments, Foreign -- Developing countries -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203185943 (Paper)
0415233607 (alk. paper)
9780203185940 (Paper)
9780415233606 (alk. paper)
(alk. paper)