Set of 30 empirical studies focusing on foreign direct investment in developing and transition economies

Ang, James B. 2008. “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia.” Journal of Policy Modeling 30 (1): 185–89.

Asiedu, Elizabeth. 2002. “On the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries: Is Africa Different?” World Development 30 (January): 107–19.

Bellak, Christian, Markus Leibrecht, and Jože P. Damijan. 2009. “Infrastructure Endowment and Corporate Income Taxes as Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Central and Eastern European Countries.” World Economy 32 (2): 267–90.

Bénassy-Quéré, Agnès, Maylis Coupet, and Thierry Mayer. 2007. “Institutional Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment.” World Economy 30: 764–82.

Bergstrand, Jeffrey H., and Peter Egger. 2007. “A Knowledge-and-Physical-Capital Model of International Trade Flows, Foreign Direct Investment, and Multinational Enterprises.” Journal of International Economics 73 (2): 278–308.

Biswas, Romita. 2002. “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment.” Review of Development Economics 6: 492–504.

Bitzenis, Aristidis, A. Tsitouras, and Vasiloeios Vlachos. 2010. “Decisive FDI Obstacles as an Explanatory Reason for Limited FDI Inflows in an EMU Member State: Case of Greece.” Journal of Socio-Economics 39 (3).

Blonigen, Bruce, and Jeremy Piger. 2011. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment. NBER Working Paper 16704. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.

Campos, N. F., and Yuko Kinoshita. 2003. “Why Does FDI Go Where It Goes? New Evidence from the Transition Economies.” IMF Working Paper WP/03/228, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC.

Carr, David, James R. Markusen, and Keith E. Maskus. 2001. “Estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model of the Multinational Enterprise.” American Economic Review 91 (3): 693–708.

Chakrabarti, Avik. 2001. “The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: Sensitivity Analyses of Cross-Country Regressions.” Kyklos 54 (1): 89–113.

Choi, Changkyu. 2003. “Does the Internet Stimulate Inward Foreign Direct Investment?” Journal of Policy Modeling 25 (4): 319–26.

Deichmann, Joel I., Abdolreza Eshghi, Dominique M. Haughton, Selin Sayek, and Nicholas C. Teebagy. 2003. “Foreign Direct Investment in the Eurasian Transition States.” Eastern European Economics 41 (1): 5–34.

Di Giovanni, Julian. 2005. “What Drives Capital Flows? The Case of Cross-Border M&A Activity and Financial Deepening.” Journal of International Economics 65 (1): 127–49.

Duanmu, Jing-Lin, and Yilmaz Guney. 2009. “A Panel Data Analysis of Locational Determinants of Chinese and Indian Outward Foreign Direct Investment.” Journal of Asia Business Studies 3 (2): 1–15.

Fedderke, J. W., and A. T. Romm. 2006. “Growth Impact and Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment into South Africa, 1956–2003.” Economic Modelling 23 (5): 738–60.

Gastanaga, Victor, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Bistra Pashamova. 1998. “Host Country Reforms and FDI Inflows: How Much Difference Do They Make?” World Development 26 (7): 725–54.

Haile, Getinet, and Hirut Assefa. 2006. “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Ethiopia: A Time-Series Analysis.” Paper prepared for the 4th International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, Addis Ababa, June 10–12. University of Westminster, London.

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary. 2003. “Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Attract Foreign Direct Investment? A Bit … and They Could Bite.” Policy Research Working Paper 3121, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Hermes, Niels, and Robert Lensink. 2003. “Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Development and Economic Growth.” Journal of Development Studies 40 (1): 142–63.

Javorcik, Beata, and Mariana Spatareanu. 2005. “Do Foreign Investors Care about Labor Market Regulations?” Review of World Economics 141 (3): 375–403.

Khrawish, Husni Ali, and Walid Zakaria Siam. 2010. “Determinants of Direct Foreign Investment: Evidence from Jordan.” Business and Economic Horizons 1 (1): 67–75.

Lemi, Adugna, and Sisay Asefa. 2009. “Differential Impacts of Economic Volatility and Governance on Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Foreign Direct Investments: The Case of US Multinationals in Africa.” Eastern Economic Journal 35 (3): 367–95.

Montero, Alfred P. 2008. “Macroeconomic Deeds, Not Reform Words: The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America.” Latin American Research Review 43 (1): 55–83.

Morisset, J. 2000. “Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: Policies Matter.” Transnational Corporations 9 (2): 107–25.

Ramirez, Miguel D. 2006. “Economic and Institutional Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Chile: A Time-Series Analysis, 1960–2001.” Contemporary Economic Policy 24 (3): 459–71.

Stein, Ernesto, and Christian Daude. 2001. “Institutions, Integration and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment.” Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC.

Thangamani, Bhavan, Changsheng Xu, and Chunping Zhong. 2011. “Determinants and Growth Effect of FDI in South Asian Economies: Evidence from Panel Data Analysis.” International Business Research 4 (1).

Wagle, Swarnim. 2010. “Investing across Borders with Heterogeneous Firms: Do FDI-Specific Regulations Matter?” FPD Working Paper, World Bank Group, Washington, DC.

Wei, Shang-jin. 2000. “How Taxing Is Corruption on International Business?” Review of Economics and Statistics 82 (1): 1–11.