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Government-held equity in foreign investment projects: Good for host countries?

Louis T. Wells

Title:
Government-held equity in foreign investment projects: Good for host countries?
Author(s):
Wells, Louis T.
Date:
Type:
Reports
Department(s):
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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Series:
Columbia FDI Perspectives
Part Number:
114
Notes:
A Chinese version of this paper is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8HM56GJ.
Publisher:
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher Location:
New York
Abstract:
Host governments have often sought some equity in mining and other foreign investment projects, but as shareholders they have rarely gained what they anticipated. Only in special cases might the benefits to governments outweigh the risks and often unanticipated costs governments encounter.
Subject(s):
Finance
International relations
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Louis T. Wells, , Government-held equity in foreign investment projects: Good for host countries?, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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