Search for dissertations about: "FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT.

  1. 1. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Iain Cameron; Steffen Hindelang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Host Country Effects of Foreign Direct Investment : The Case of Developing and Transition Economies

    Author : Andreas Johnson; Jouke van Dijk; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign direct investment; Multinational enterprises; Economic growth; Developing economies; Corruption; International trade; Export; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four individual essays and an introductory chapter. While independent from each other, these essays share some common properties. They are all empirical and focus on the interaction between inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and host country characteristics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Market Structure and Integration - Essays on Trade, Specialisation and Foreign Direct Investment

    Author : Karin Olofsdotter; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Economic Integration; Market Size; Scale Economies; Welfare; Specialisation; Country Capabilities; Trade; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The study analyses various aspects of international economics related to foreign direct investment, trade and specialisation. These issues are considered in view of the increased internationalisation - through trade and foreign direct investment - in recent decades. Special interest is devoted to the effects of economic integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. The EU investment court system. A viable reform initiative?

    Author : Hannes Lenk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EU external relations law; investor-state; arbitration; legitimacy; investment court; ISDS refom; principle of autonomy; foreign direct investment;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the Investment Court System - the EU’s response to the backlash against investor-state arbitration, and its contribution to the ongoing multilateral reform initiative in UNCITRAL. It includes, on the one hand, an investigation of the EU legal framework governing the conclusion of agreements with third countries that feature the Investment Court System, and examines, on the other hand, whether this permanent and court-like structure addresses common concerns over the legitimacy of investor-state arbitration and its central actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Foreign Investment Decision-Making in Transition Economies

    Author : Olga Golubeva; Julio De Castro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; FDI; transition economy; initial motivation or reasons for FDI; capital budgeting methods and investment decision criteria; investigation of investment climate and information collection methods; risk assessment and risk reduction measures; decision-making models; case studies; survey method; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; investment decision criteria; Eriksson; Vattenfall; servey method; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this project is to describe and explain the foreign investment decision process in the uncertain and turbulent environment of transition economy. By getting an in-depth understanding of how decision-making works in the environment of transition economy, the study intends to contribute to the development of business administration theory in the area of foreign investment decision-making, particularly its application in the turbulent and uncertain world. READ MORE