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Untangling the effects of “special purpose entities” on global FDI

Delphine Nougayrède

Title:
Untangling the effects of “special purpose entities” on global FDI
Author(s):
Nougayrède, Delphine
Date:
Type:
Reports
Department(s):
Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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Series:
Columbia FDI Perspectives
Part Number:
171
Publisher:
Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher Location:
New York
Abstract:
Investments made through foreign special purpose entities (SPEs) are often measured in the same category as foreign direct investment – yet the beneficial owners of such entities are often unknown. This Perspective presents a Russian example of the distortion in national FDI statistics arising from one SPE.
Subject(s):
Finance
International relations
Economics
Investments, Foreign
International finance
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Suggested Citation:
Delphine Nougayrède, , Untangling the effects of “special purpose entities” on global FDI, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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