The local impacts of global investment flows

Riccardo Crescenzi, Arnaud Dyevre and Roberto Ganau  from the Global Investment and Local Development research team at LSE present some new evidence on the impacts - both positive and negative - of foreign direct investment on local economies.  Understanding  this impact is key to uncovering the mechanisms of knowledge  diffusion, global  cooperation and local growth. While policymakers go the extra mile  to  try to attract investments, they often hold serious  misconceptions  about the impact of multinationals.

You can  read more about the research behind these findings on the LSE GILD blog at



Topics:  Development International finance

Tags:  FDI, multinationals


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