Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/14054
Title: Corruption and foreign direct investment : A cross-country study
Authors: ARATHI JAYARAM
Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment, Corruption, Bribery, Theoretical Model, Developed countries, Developing countries
Issue Date: 19-May-2004
Source: ARATHI JAYARAM (2004-05-19). Corruption and foreign direct investment : A cross-country study. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The thesis contributes to the existing literature on corruption by examining the theoretical as well as empirical relationship of corruption with foreign direct investment (FDI). Our theoretical results suggest that in the presence of a corrupt regulator in the host country, bribery can facilitate FDI within the region. However, it is uncertain if this level of investment is greater than the investment made in the absence of corruption. The empirical results provide support for the results of the theoretical model. For the full sample of countries and developed countries, we find that corruption has no statistically significant impact on FDI. In developed countries, the interaction between corruption and GDP growth is found to have a strongly positive and statistically significant influence on FDI. In the case of developing countries, corruption has a negative, and marginally significant impact on FDI.
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/14054
Appears in Collections:Master's Theses (Open)

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormatAccess SettingsVersion 
Preface.pdf99.33 kBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download
Thesis.pdf300.46 kBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download

Page view(s)

335
checked on Jan 22, 2018

Download(s)

397
checked on Jan 22, 2018

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.