FDI and Development Where do We Stand?. Kiichiro Fukasaku Tokyo, 4 December 2001. Structure of the Presentation. Introduction Some stylised facts Putting theory at work Empirical evidence Main conclusions. Introduction.
FDI and DevelopmentWhere do We Stand?
Kiichiro Fukasaku Tokyo, 4 December 2001
Five Main Areas of Interest
Foreign presence affects positively the productivity growth of domestic firms in specialist and scale-intensive sectors (e.g. chemical, machinery, metal, automobile), but not in science-based sectors (e.g. pharmaceutical, IT/electronic).