The Economics of Foreign Direct Investment Incentives

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Blomström, Magnus; Kokko, Ari;
  • Subject: Foreign direct investment; investment incentives
    • jel: jel:J23 | jel:O12

This Paper suggests that the use of investment incentives focusing exclusively on foreign firms - although motivated in some cases from a theoretical point of view - is generally not an efficient way to raise national welfare. The main reason is that the strongest theor... View more
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