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Title: Portuguese Foreign Direct Investments Inflows: An Empirical Investigation
Authors: Leitão, Nuno Carlos
Faustino, Horácio C.
Keywords: FDI
Fixed Effects
GMM-SYS
Portugal
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: ISEG – Departamento de Economia
Citation: Leitão, Nuno Carlos e Horácio C. Faustino. 2008. "Portuguese Foreign Direct Investments Inflows: An Empirical Investigation". Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão - DE Working papers nº 54-2008/DE/SOCIUS
Series/Report no.: DE Working papers;nº 54-2008/DE/SOCIUS
Abstract: This paper examines the link between Portugal's foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows from European Union (EU-15) countries using panel data and country specific variables for the period 1996-2006. This study applies a static and dynamic panel data approach (Fixed effects and GMM system estimators) to estimate the regression equations. Portugal's FDI inflows from EU are found to have significant associations with size market, macroeconomic stability, and geographical distance. The inflation seems to have a positive effect on attracting FDI inflows. This result was not expected.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/2498
ISSN: 0874-4548
Publisher version: https://aquila1.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/getFile.do?method=getFile&fileId=29841
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