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Instabilite Socio-politique et attractivite des Investissements Directs Etrangers (IDE) au Cameroun

Gouenet Marcel Rene () and Christian Nguena ()
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Gouenet Marcel Rene: Association of African Young Economists

No 13_006, AAYE Policy Research Working Paper Series from Association of African Young Economists

Abstract: This paper prolongs the reflection on the business and investment environment which remains the major determinant of the quality and quantity of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) destined for a country. Socio-political instability creates an unfavourable environment and represents a risk for the private investment in general and for FDI in particular. The unattractive nature of sub-Saharan African countries for foreign investors and the coexistence of socio-political instability factors such as civil wars, “coups d’états”, and different civil problems have pushed to use specific context of Cameroon to evaluate the relation between socio-political instability and the influx of FDI.

Keywords: Socio-political instability; Unattractive; Foreign Direct Investment flows; Factor of risk; Business and investment environment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 23 pages
Date: 2013-07, Revised 2013-12
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