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A new theoretical framework to assess Multinational Corporations’ motivation for Foreign Direct Investment: A case study on Vietnamese service industries

Ali Salman Saleh, Thi Lan Anh Nguyen, Denis Vinen and Arsalan Safari

Research in International Business and Finance, 2017, vol. 42, issue C, 630-644

Abstract: This paper develops a new theoretical framework, based on eclectic paradigm and institution theory, to evaluate Multinational Corporations’ (MNCs’) incentives for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The new framework is applied as a case study in the service sector across Vietnam.

Keywords: Multinational Corporation (MNC); Motivations; Foreign Direct Investment (FDI); Structural modelling; Vietnam (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F13 F14 F15 F21 F36 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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