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The Arab Spring: How soon will foreign investors return?

Paul Antony Barbour; Persephone Economou; Nathan M. Jensen; Daniel Villar

Title:
The Arab Spring: How soon will foreign investors return?
Author(s):
Barbour, Paul Antony
Economou, Persephone
Jensen, Nathan M.
Villar, Daniel
Date:
Type:
Reports
Department:
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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Series:
Columbia FDI Perspectives
Part Number:
67
Publisher:
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher Location:
New York
Abstract:
The Arab Spring dramatically increased investors' perceptions of political risk in MENA. An examination of these perceptions indicates long-run optimism that political transitions in the region -- if democratic and coupled with political stability -- could increase FDI and contribute to MENA's economic development.
Subject(s):
Finance
Economics, Commerce-Business
Middle Eastern studies
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