The Contagion "Disease" that affects Foreign direct investment In the MENA countries

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contributor.author Habash, Nojoud S. en_US
date.accessioned 2009-11-25T12:41:55Z en_US
date.available 2009-11-25T12:41:55Z en_US
date.issued 2007 en_US
identifier.citation Studies of Business and Economics, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 2, Pages 39-58. en_US
identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/6869 en_US
description.abstract This paper aims to analyze the dynamic relationship between foreign direct investmer and different kinds of risks in the MENA countries, using the vector autoregressive tec\ on the country level for 11 MENA countries during the period 1980-2003. Despite th that, the macroeconomic performance and the political (in) stability are important in determining the location of FDI, the findings indicate that the cultural environn, also having its special effects on this theme. These results should attract the attent policymakers; since the results reveal that: it is neither the economical risk nor the po risk that mostly perform threats and shy away FDI from the MENA countries (as u point to), but it is a contagion "disease " that is called the cultural risk. en_US
language.iso en en_US
publisher Qatar University en_US
subject Investement en_US
title The Contagion "Disease" that affects Foreign direct investment In the MENA countries en_US
type Article en_US
identifier.pagination 39-58 en_US
identifier.issue 2 en_US
identifier.volume 13 en_US


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