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Dogrudan Yabanci Yatirimlarin Belirleyicileri Uzerine Bir Analiz: OECD Ornegi

Burcu Ozcan and Ayse Ari ()
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Ayse Ari: Istanbul University

Istanbul University Econometrics and Statistics e-Journal, 2010, vol. 12, issue 1, 65-88

Abstract: Foreign direct investment is performed either building a new foundation or buying an existing corporation by the multinational corporations. These investments have become prevalent around the world at the late of 1950s. Capital liberalization has engendered to pick up speed of transnational investments along with. Liberalized national economies have become aware of importance of foreign investments because of their contribution to economic growth and development. So, they have started to apply different policies and strategies which aim to glamorize of existing market place for foreign investors. National economies compete with each other for pulling of foreign investor, anymore. In the theoretical part of this study, the importance of foreign direct investment, their determinants and classes are explained. In the empirical section, the factors that effect FDI are investigated for the 27 OECD countries over the period 1994-2006, with the dynamic panel data analysis method by using GMM forecast technique. At the end of the study, it’s seen that GDP growth rate, infrastructure and inflation effect FDI positively. But contrast to the theory, it’s identified that trade openness and current account balance are negatively related to FDI.

Keywords: Foreign direct investment; multinational corporations; push and pull factors; generalized moment of methods; dynamic panel data analysis. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F40 O11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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