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Less compelling than it seems: rethinking the relationship between aggregate FDI inflows and national competitiveness

Linsi, Lukas

Levels of FDI inflows are commonly regarded as an unmistakable cause and outcome of a country’s economic “competitiveness”. This Perspective argues that the connections underlying such views are not as straightforward as they might seem, and calls for a more nuanced analysis of the economic meaning of FDI inflows.

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Academic Units
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Publisher
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Series
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 184
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November 29, 2016