Straight Ahead on Red : How Foreign Direct Investment Empowers Subnational Leaders

  title={Straight Ahead on Red : How Foreign Direct Investment Empowers Subnational Leaders},
  author={Edmund J. Malesky},
  • Edmund J. Malesky
  • Published 2007
This paper tests the hypothesis that increasing stocks of foreign direct investment (FDI) can lead to de facto decentralization in the form of autonomous reform experiments by subnational leaders. Because these reform experiments may attract FDI in subsequent years, there is a possibility of endogeneity. As a result, the methodology is a simultaneous equation model of 61 Vietnamese provinces between 1990 and 2000. Stocks of FDI as a percentage of GDP are regressed on a measure of autonomy… CONTINUE READING
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