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THE DETERMINANTS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS INFLOWS IN G7 COUNTRIES

Dan Pirlogeanu
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Dan Pirlogeanu: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași

Revista Economica, 2017, vol. 69, issue 3, 85-93

Abstract: The objective of this study is to emphasise the role of some important determinants of FDI inflows in the G7 group, between 2000 - 2015. The member states of G7 are characterized by developed economies, with a high value of Human Development Index and big national wealths. The member states are: United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy and are owning 60% of the world GDP, therefore atract large FDI inflows. The impact of the considered determinants is analyzed using the Pearson correlation test. The variables taken into account are: infrastructure, market size, market openess, natural resources, human resources, political stability, exchange rate, external debt, inflation, wages, tax rates, GDP and FDI stock.

Keywords: Foreign direct investments; determinants; G7; FDI inflows (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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