Foreign Direct Investment and Government Policy in Central and Eastern Europe

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dc.contributor.author Meyer, Klaus E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Jensen, Camilla en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:25:59Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:25:59Z
dc.date.issued 2004-02-06T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7106
dc.description.abstract The 1990s have been a period of extraordinary politics in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This chapter discusses how the transition from state to market has created bureaucratic barriers to entry, but also windows of opportunity for foreign direct investment (FDI). The high costs and high investment risks associated with FDI in CEE are a reflection the institutional development. Thus, inflows of FDI have been largest in those countries that made most progress in establishing a market-oriented institutional framework. After outlining trends of institutional change and their impact on FDI, this chapter discusses how aspects of the institutional framework and FDI policy affect diverse types of investment projects. Acquisition and Greenfield investors are concerned with different aspects of government policy: privatization and regulatory policies for acquirers and investment incentives, regional policy and special economic zones for Greenfield investors. The shifting policy priorities have thus changed the types of projects undertaken by foreign investors in the region. en_US
dc.format.extent 31 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working paper;2004 en_US
dc.subject.other direkte investeringer en_US
dc.subject.other centraleuropa en_US
dc.subject.other østeuropa en_US
dc.subject.other multinationale selskaber en_US
dc.subject.other privatisering en_US
dc.title Foreign Direct Investment and Government Policy in Central and Eastern Europe en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt04feb03 lanomo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.department Center for East European Studies
dc.contributor.departmentshort CEES en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT
dc.contributor.departmentuk Center for East European Studies en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort CEES
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT
dc.idnumber x645154007 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2004 en_US


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