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Foreign Investment

A Joint Australia–China Report on Strengthening Investment and Technological Cooperation in Agriculture to Enhance Food Security

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Australia-China Joint Working Group
  • Publisher: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Country: Australia

Dr Emerson, Minister for Trade and Competitiveness and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Asian Century, launched Feeding the Future – A Joint Australia-China Report on Strengthening Investment and Technological Cooperation in Agriculture to Enhance Food Security on 20 December 2012. The report marks a new era in agricultural cooperat ....

Does foreign direct investment promote regional development in developed countries? A Markov chain approach for US states

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Bode, Eckhardt; Nunnenkamp, Peter
  • Journal Name: Review of World Economics
  • Journal Number: Vol.147, No.2
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Published Location: Heidelberg, Netherlands
  • Country: United States

This paper investigates the effects of inward FDI on per capita income and growth of the US states since the mid-1970s. Using a Markov chain approach, it shows that both quantitative and qualitative characteristics of FDI affect per capita income and growth. The empirical findings suggest that employment-intensive FDI, concentrated in r ....

Highlights of IFPRI’s recent food policy research for the government of Australia

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Publisher: International Food Policy Research Institute

In the wake of the food crises of the early 1970s and the resulting World Food Conference of 1974, a group of innovators realized that food security depends not only on crop production, but also on the policies that affect food systems, from farm to table. In 1975, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was founded. IFPRI was fo ....

Industrial Clusters and Regional Development in Romania

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Popescu, Claudia
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: Vol.4, No.2
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Country: Romania

The analysis of industrial clusters became a very actual topic for academic debates and for Governments trying to foster economic growth. In Romania, since the end of the 1990's until the present day there have been many researches foccusing on the identification of industrial clusters and on the analysis of triggering factors which sto ....

Should we restrict foreign ownership of farmland?

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Patrick J. Byrne
  • Journal Name: News Weekly
  • Journal Number: 2909

This article discusses the need for restrictions on foreign buy-up of farmland until a register of foreign ownership is established. However, the issue is complicated by the fact that many farmers would be happy to sell to anyone because of the parlous state of many rural industries. Discusses the relationship between farm debt and foreign owners ....

The FDI and the regional development in Chile

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Robles, Johanna D.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Published Location: United States -- Illinois
  • ISBN: 9781124585932
  • Country: Chile

This is a comprehensive study of regional Foreign Direct Investment in Chile and its relationship with the development of Chilean regions. Following a process of steady foreign capitals flows to Chile, the link of this phenomenon with the growth of Chilean Regions are explored in three main chapters. The first part explores the main det ....

The role of multinational enterprises and geographical spillovers on regional development in Thailand

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Sajarattanachote, Suksawat
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Published Location: United States -- New York
  • ISBN: 9780542778001
  • Country: Thailand

This dissertation is concerned with the relationship between industrial agglomerations and geographical spillovers arising from the investment of multinational enterprises (MNEs) in Thailand. It seeks to examine two objectives. The first objective is to identify provinces with significant industrial agglomerations or hotspots, and the s ....

What Drives Regional Export Performance?: Comparing the Relative Significance of Market Determined and Internal Resource Factors

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Hodgkinson, Ann
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 14, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Previous analysis of networking activities among SME exporters in regional NSW, Australia indicates that they tended to be isolated entrepreneurs, who relied primarily on their internal innovation and marketing capacities rather than on local networks and clusters as suggested by regional development theory (Vaessen and Keeble, 199 ....

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