Home- and Host-Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment

Robert E. Lipsey

in Challenges to Globalization

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780226036151
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226036557 | DOI:
Home- and Host-Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment

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This chapter presents a detailed analysis and appraisal of the empirical findings concerning the home- and host-country effects of foreign direct investment (FDI). It first summarizes the empirical evidence concerning the effects of FDI on home-country exports and on home-country factor demand, and then discusses wages, productivity, exports, and the introduction of new industries on the host-country side. A commentary is also included at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: foreign direct investment; home country; host country; exports; factor demand; wages; productivity

Chapter.  23157 words. 

Subjects: International Economics

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