Global Foreign Direct Investment: A network perspective

  title={Global Foreign Direct Investment: A network perspective},
  author={Luis Miguel Bol{\'i}var and Crist{\'o}bal Casanueva and Ignacio Castro},
Abstract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) research has usually focused on inward and outward levels of assets flows and stocks, yet very few studies have examined the Global FDI Network. We study the economic performance of countries in terms of their associations with certain FDI partners employing social network analysis. This new approach shifts the focus away from the study of certain country features and their influence on FDI stock levels. Our study of FDI stocks from 229 economies sheds… CONTINUE READING


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