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Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Emerging Market Economies

Book Description

The role of foreign direct investment initiatives is pivotal to effective enterprise development. This is particularly vital to emerging economies that are building their presence in international business markets. Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Emerging Market Economies is a comprehensive source of academic material on the progressive impact of investment opportunities in the context of developing nations. Highlighting pivotal research perspectives on topics such as trade, sourcing strategies, and corporate social responsibility, this book is ideally designed for academics, practitioners, graduate students, and professionals interested in the economic performance of emerging markets.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. List of Reviewers
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Section 1: OFDI in Emerging Economies: Theoretical, Methodological, and Social Aspects
    1. Chapter 1: Sourcing Strategies of Firms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FDI AND THE NEOCLASSICAL THEORY OF THE FIRM
      5. FDI AND MARKET FAILURES
      6. FDI AND ALTERNATIVE THEORIES OF THE FIRM
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Outward Foreign Direct Investment as a Corporate Social Responsibility Challenge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CSR AND OFDI
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Dilemmas on OFDI Measuring and Interpreting
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SELECTED “ORGANIZATIONAL” ISSUES
      5. THEORETICAL APPROACH VS. FDI REALITY
      6. METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF OFDI STUDIES IN POLAND
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 4: Home Country-Specific Determinants of Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EFFECTS OF HOME COUNTRY SPECIFIC FACTORS ON OUTWARD FDI
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: The Role of Governance on Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Market Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE STUDY AND PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE
      7. MEASURING GOVERNANCE
      8. DATA AND VARIABLES
      9. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
      10. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      15. APPENDIX 1
      16. APPENDIX 2
    6. Chapter 6: Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN CONTEXT
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: OFDI in Emerging Economies: Case Studies from Europe
    1. Chapter 7: On Some Aspects of State-Owned Enterprises' Foreign Direct Investments (SOEs' FDI)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: IDIOSYNCRASIES OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
      4. STATE-OWNED MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES: CONTRASTING CONCEPTUAL ISSUES WITH FACTS AND FIGURES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 8: Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Transition Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INSTRUMENTS TO SUPPORT INVESTORS IN ACTIVE INTERNATIONALISATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 9: The Role of Inward FDI for Economic Growth at the Time of Downturn
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RUSSIA: FDI PROFILE, PATTERNS, AND DYNAMICS ACROSS MAJOR ECONOMIC SECTORS AND REGIONS
      5. ECONOMIC CRISIS AND FDI DYNAMICS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FURTHER RESERCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 10: Trade and FDI Between the Czech Republic and Portugal
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ECONOMY
      5. BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE PORTUGUESE ECONOMY
      6. THE MAIN FACTORS OF TRADE
      7. COMPARING BOTH COUNTRIES. MAIN SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
      8. EVOLUTION OF THE CZ-PT TRADE
      9. MAIN CZECH AND PORTUGUESE COMPANIES INVOLVED IN TRADE
      10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: OFDI in Emerging Economies: Case Studies from Asia
    1. Chapter 11: The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Outflows from Turkey
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DATA AND METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
      5. EMPIRICAL FINDINGS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 12: Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TURKEY’S CURRENT OUTWARD FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT OVERVIEW
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. APPENDIX 1
      10. APPENDIX 2
    3. Chapter 14: Incentives to Attract Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 15: The Nexus Between Institutional Quality and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in South Asia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRESENT STATUS OF FDI IN SELECTED SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES
      4. INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND ITS PRESENT STATUS IN SELECTED SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES
      5. LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
      7. FINDINGS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTE
    5. Chapter 16: Factors Driving Firms from Emerging Countries into the Global Market
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors