Public Policies and FDI Location : Differences between Developing and Developed Countries

  title={Public Policies and FDI Location : Differences between Developing and Developed Countries},
  author={T. H. Goodspeed and CUNY Graduate Center and Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Li Zhang},
Host country government officials in developing and developed countries alike would like to know the impact of their public policies on foreign investment in their countries. Unfortunately, the literature does not provide a single view, and there are likely to be differences in the correct answer between developing and developed countries. This paper examines the impact of three host country government policies on the host’s FDI stock: taxation, good governance, and infrastructure. We focus on… CONTINUE READING


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