Search for dissertations about: "foreign investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words foreign investment.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Andreas Johnson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign direct investment; Multinational enterprises; Economic growth; Developing economies; Corruption; International trade; Export; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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. Foreign Investment Decision-Making in Transition Economies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholms universitet

    Author : Olga Golubeva; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; 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; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; investment decision criteria; Eriksson; Vattenfall; servey method;

    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

  4. 4. Foreign Investment in Agricultural Development : The Past of the Present in Zambia

    University dissertation from Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden

    Author : Samuel Jenkin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-10-05]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign Investment; Agriculture; History; Zambia; Northern Rhodesia;

    Abstract : This study grounds a highly charged debate on agriculture in developing countries within economic theory, by establishing a structured analytical framework for considering the potential role of foreign investment in supporting agricultural development. The framework is developed to be time and space neutral, such that it can be utilized in various geographic settings and across different time periods, enabling the assessment of continuity and change over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internationalization of production in Kazakhstan and its economic implications: the role of foreign investment and transnational corporations

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History, Lund University

    Author : Nurgul Baigabylova; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalization of production; transnational corporation; foreign investment; natural resources; extractive industry; transition economy; eclectic paradigm; investment development path;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of internationalization of production in Kazakhstan and its economic implications over the period 1991-2010. The main objectives of the thesis are to investigate the role of foreign investment and TNCs in the economic growth of Kazakhstan since its independence in 1991 and onward, to explore the motives that foreign enterprises have for investing in Kazakhstan, and to understand how the internationalization of production affected the Kazakhstani economy during the period 1991-2010. READ MORE