CORRUPTION AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN EAST ASIA AND SOUTH ASIA: AN ECONOMETRIC STUDY

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Quazi, Rahim M.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: EconJournals
  • Journal: International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues,volume 4,issue 2,pages231-242 (issn: 2146-4138, eissn: 2146-4138)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Foreign direct investment; corruption; East Asia; South Asia | HF5001-6182 | Business | Foreign direct investment, corruption, East Asia, South Asia | HB71-74 | Economics as a science
    • jel: jel:F21 | jel:D73 | jel:O53

Many recent FDI studies have focused on the effects of corruption on FDI inflows. Theoretically, corruption can act as either a grabbing hand by raising uncertainty and transaction costs, which should impede FDI, or a helping hand by “greasing” the wheels of commerce in... View more
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