FDI and economic activity in Africa: The role of local financial markets

This article examines the role local financial markets play in the link between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic activity. The article uses panel data methods on 32 African countries over the period 1997 to 2008. Our results show that FDI only has a significant effect on economic activit...

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Volume: 54
Main Author: Adjasi, Charles. K. D
Abor, Joshua
Osei, Kofi A
Nyavor‐Foli, Ernestine E
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Hoboken Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 01.07.2012
published in: Thunderbird international business review Vol. 54; no. 4; pp. 429 - 439
Data of publication: July/August 2012
ISSN: 1096-4762
EISSN: 1520-6874
Discipline: International Relations
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: CrossRef
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