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Cross-border Investment Linkages among APEC Economies: The Case of Foreign Direct Investment, October 2009

Published Date December 2009
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit
Accessed 93589
Pages 50
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This report aims to establish an understanding of the degree and structure of bilateral FDI linkages among APEC economies for which suitable data is available for analysis.

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1. Introduction

2. Data Caveats

3. Size And Extent Of Intra-APEC Fdi Flows
A. Aggregate Inflows To And Outflows From APEC
B. Intraregional APEC Fdi Flows: Aggregate Shares
C. Intraregional APEC Fdi Flows: Individual Economy Shares

4. Determinants Of FDI Flows: Model And Data
A. Theoretical Framework
A. Benchmark Model
C. Extended Model – Effects Of APEC Membership
D. Extended Model – Effects Of Country Risk
E. Data And Methodology

5. Empirical Results
A. Results For Baseline Model
B. Results For Extended Model: Effects Of APEC Membership
C. Extended Model: Effects Of Country Risk
D. Robustness Checks

6. Policy Implications

Appendix - Data Sources