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The investment development cycle and Third World multinationals.

John H. Dunning

The investment development cycle and Third World multinationals.

by John H. Dunning

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SeriesUniversity of Reading discussion papers in international investment and business studies -- no.96
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The international financial institutions — including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations, and a raft of NGOs like CARE — along with corporate entities like Nike, have declared that the solution to the world’s problems, especially poverty and inadequate health care, lies with the education and training of. degree of equity participation, and thus a location decision for the investment. What then determines the locational decisions of the multinationals? II. Investment incentives and FDI There is a strong consensus in the literature about why multinationals invest in specific locations (seee.g. Dunning, , Globerman and Shapiro, , and.

Kumar, S. Today Singapore, tomorrow the world: Four out of five Singapore companies have foreign operations. The Straits Times (Singapore), J p. Lall, S. The new multinationals. The spread of third world enterprises. New York: John Wiley and Sons. LeCraw, D. Direct investment by firms from less developed countries. THE EMERGENCE OF THIRD WORLD MULTINATIONALS Mexico is also heavily dominated by MNCs, but still lacks a substantial capital goods sector. Its areas of local strength are petroleum and petrochemicals (following the setting up of the powerful PEMEX after an early nationalization of foreign oil companies), paper, cement, iron and steel.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst to development. Yet, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities. National policies and the international investment. In its World Development Report , the World Bank compiled data on financial balances for a sample of fourteen developing countries (some now "highly indebted," others not) for which sufficiently detailed data were available. The figures suggest that the biggest source of capital, by far, in these economies during the seventies and eighties.


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Yet, this concern was also reinforced with the. John H. Dunning (), ‘Explaining the International Direct Investment Position of Countries: Towards a Dynamic or Developmental Approach’ J.P. Agarwal (), ‘Intra-LDCs Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparative Analysis of Third World Multinationals’ John H.

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