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Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (November 2015) (Inglés)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY16 Q2, Q3, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information. ... Vea más +

Informe del Directorio 100611 NOV 01, 2015

The impact of investment policy in a changing global economy : a review of the literature (Inglés)

Evidence shows that foreign direct investment can provide many benefits to host countries, including productivity improvements, better jobs, and knowledge transfer. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7437 OCT 13, 2015

Echandi,Roberto; Krajcovicova,Jana; Qiang,Christine Zhenwei

Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (Inglés)

This report offers five policy recommendations that could contribute to the attraction of manufacturing FDI in Africa. To further the benefits of FDI, especially in the manufacturing sector, policymakers in Africa should: First, manage FDI flows and FDI-related policies in a way that maximizes spillovers in host countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo 97836 JUN 19, 2015

Chen,Guang Zhe; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Fu,Minghui

Measuring the determinants of backward linkages from FDI in developing economies : is it a matter of size ? (Inglés)

The main focus of the paper is the measurement of the potential for externalities related to foreign direct investment. A series of novel proxies are drawn from the Enterprise Survey database of the World Bank-IFC and tested against hypotheses considered in the foreign direct investment literature. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7185 JAN 01, 2015

Sanchez-Martin, Miguel Eduardo; de Pinies, Jaime; Antoine, Kassia

The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment (Inglés)

This paper examines how financial development influences foreign direct investment. The direct and indirect sector-specific effects that source countries' financial development and destination countries' financial development can have on foreign direct investment are first identified in a conceptual framework. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7065 OCT 01, 2014

Desbordes, Rodolphe; Wei, Shang-Jin

How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (Inglés)

Turkey has historically struggled to attract foreign investors. This paper argues that not only macroeconomic and political stability, but also regional integration explains the upsurge in foreign direct investment observed since 2005. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6970 JUL 01, 2014

Sanchez Martin, Miguel Eduardo; Escribano Frances, Gonzalo; de Arce Borda, Rafael

Does FDI bring good jobs to host countries ? (Inglés)

Are jobs created by foreign investors good jobs? The evidence reviewed in this article is consistent with the view that jobs created by FDI are good jobs, both from the worker's and the country's perspective. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6936 JUN 01, 2014

Javorcik, Beata S.

Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa (Inglés)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Foreign direct investment (FDI) remains one of the most important forms of cross-border capital flow into developing countries. ... Vea más +

Resumen 86060 MAR 01, 2014

Inglés, Francés

Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa : Flux d'investissements directs étrangers en Afrique subsaharienne (Francés)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Foreign direct investment (FDI) remains one of the most important forms of cross-border capital flow into developing countries. ... Vea más +

Resumen 86060 MAR 01, 2014

Inglés

Does FDI work for Africa? Assessing local spillovers in a world of global value chains (Inglés)

The extent to which developing countries benefit from foreign direct investment (FDI) depends on whether they are able to realize the productivity-enhancing benefits of knowledge and technology spillovers from foreign investors. ... Vea más +

Resumen 84951 FEB 01, 2014

Farole, Thomas; Winkler, Deborah

Trade integration, FDI, and productivity (policy note 2) (Inglés)

Policy attitude towards trade integration and foreign direct investment (FDI) is often a controversial yet popular subject. This note presents evidences from recent policy researches that arguing that engaging in an open trade and investment regime have brought productivity gains which is key factor for sustaining increase in income per-capita. ... Vea más +

Nota sobre políticas 89284 JAN 01, 2014

Javorcik,Beata; Iacovone,Leonardo; Fitrani,Fitria

Making foreign direct investment work for Sub-Saharan Africa : local spillovers and competitiveness in global value chains (Inglés)

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is becoming an increasingly significant catalyst for output and trade in developing countries, in part due to a major expansion in the scope of Global Value Chains (GVCs). ... Vea más +

Publicación 83501 DEC 17, 2013

Farole, Thomas; Winkler, Deborah

Attracting foreign direct investment : what can South Asia's lack of success teach other developing countries ? (Inglés)

Like many other developing countries, South Asian nations have been experiencing increased foreign direct investment inflows over the past decade as developing countries get a larger share of cross-border investments that were once sent to developed countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6696 NOV 01, 2013

Gould, David M.; Tan, Congyan; Emamgholi, Amir S. Sadeghi

Starting a foreign investment across sectors (Inglés)

The ease of starting a foreign investment in various sectors is a relevant consideration for investors seeking to establish an investment project abroad. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6707 NOV 01, 2013

De la Medina Soto, Christian; Ghossein, Tania

MENA economic and development prospects 2013 : investing in turbulent times (Inglés)

The political and social upheavals that followed the Arab Spring of 2011 continue to dominate economic activity and near term prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ... Vea más +

Resumen 83725 NOV 01, 2013

Ianchovichina, Elena; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Burger, Martijn

Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (Inglés)

The political and social upheavals that followed the Arab Spring of 2011 continue to dominate economic activity and near term prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ... Vea más +

Otro estudio sobre el sector financiero 81757 OCT 01, 2013

Ianchovichina, Elena; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Burger, Martijn; Cosic, Damir; Rouis, Mustapha

Trends and determinants of foreign direct investment in South Asia (Inglés)

Like many other developing countries, South Asian nations have been experiencing increased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows over the past decade as developing countries get a larger share of cross-border investments once sent to developed countries. ... Vea más +

Otro estudio sobre la pobreza ACS4846 JUN 16, 2013

Potential and actual FDI spillovers in global value chains : the role of foreign investor characteristics, absorptive capacity and transmission channels (Inglés)

Using newly collected survey data on direct supplier-multinational linkages in Chile, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, and Vietnam, this paper first evaluates whether foreign investors differ from domestic producers in terms of their potential to generate positive spillovers for local suppliers. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6424 APR 01, 2013

Winkler, Deborah

Doing business 2013 : does doing business matter for foreign direct investment? (Inglés)

This case study presents evidence of a significant correlation between the doing business indicators and flows of foreign direct investment (FDI). ... Vea más +

Resumen 80647 JAN 01, 2013

Foreign firm characteristics, absorptive capacity and the institutional framework : the role of mediating factors for FDI spillovers in low- and middle-income countries (Inglés)

Using a cross-section of more than 25,000 domestic manufacturing firms in 78 low and middle-income countries from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys, this paper assesses how mediating factors influence intra-industry productivity spillovers to domestic firms from foreign direct investment. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6265 NOV 01, 2012

Farole, Thomas; Winkler, Deborah

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Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (November 2015) (Inglés)
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NOV 01, 2015 100611 Informe del Directorio
The impact of investment policy in a changing global economy : a review of the literature (Inglés)
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OCT 13, 2015 WPS7437 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Manufacturing FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa : trends, determinants, and impacts (Inglés)
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JUN 19, 2015 97836 Documento de trabajo
Measuring the determinants of backward linkages from FDI in developing economies : is it a matter of size ? (Inglés)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7185 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7065 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6970 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Does FDI bring good jobs to host countries ? (Inglés)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6936 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa (Inglés)
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MAR 01, 2014 86060 Resumen Inglés, Francés
Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa : Flux d'investissements directs étrangers en Afrique subsaharienne (Francés)
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MAR 01, 2014 86060 Resumen Inglés
Does FDI work for Africa? Assessing local spillovers in a world of global value chains (Inglés)
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FEB 01, 2014 84951 Resumen
Trade integration, FDI, and productivity (policy note 2) (Inglés)
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JAN 01, 2014 89284 Nota sobre políticas
Making foreign direct investment work for Sub-Saharan Africa : local spillovers and competitiveness in global value chains (Inglés)
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DEC 17, 2013 83501 Publicación
Attracting foreign direct investment : what can South Asia's lack of success teach other developing countries ? (Inglés)
Vea más +
NOV 01, 2013 WPS6696 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Starting a foreign investment across sectors (Inglés)
Vea más +
NOV 01, 2013 WPS6707 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
MENA economic and development prospects 2013 : investing in turbulent times (Inglés)
Vea más +
NOV 01, 2013 83725 Resumen
Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (Inglés)
Vea más +
OCT 01, 2013 81757 Otro estudio sobre el sector financiero
Trends and determinants of foreign direct investment in South Asia (Inglés)
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JUN 16, 2013 ACS4846 Otro estudio sobre la pobreza
Potential and actual FDI spillovers in global value chains : the role of foreign investor characteristics, absorptive capacity and transmission channels (Inglés)
Vea más +
APR 01, 2013 WPS6424 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Doing business 2013 : does doing business matter for foreign direct investment? (Inglés)
Vea más +
JAN 01, 2013 80647 Resumen
Foreign firm characteristics, absorptive capacity and the institutional framework : the role of mediating factors for FDI spillovers in low- and middle-income countries (Inglés)
Vea más +
NOV 01, 2012 WPS6265 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas