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Determinants of FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Economics.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Economics.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

A closely related factor to economic growth is FDI - Foreign Direct Investment. Foreigninvestment in a country made in order of utilizing specific markets or certaincharacteristics of a region. Sub-Saharan Africa is a region receiving remarkably smallfraction compared to its peer regions considering the sources of natural resources andother riches. The purpose of the thesis is to find the determinants of FDI in Sub-SaharanAfrica. The determinants are a selected set of variables based on the research of previousstudies in the field of study. A panel data regression is performed for 23 Sub-Saharancountries with data from 1997 to 2017. The result of the regression demonstrated similarresults regarding the affiliation between the variables of the model and the independentvariable, FDI as previous studies. The findings of the study do not answer the question ofwhy certain other regions of developing economies receive larger amounts ofinvestments. However, our hope is that the findings of this study will gain furtherresearch on the area

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2019.
Keywords [en]
Determinants FDI Sub-Saharan Africa
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Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-44455ISRN: JU-IHH-NAA-1-20190138OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-44455DiVA, id: diva2:1324137
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JIBS, Economics
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Available from: 2019-06-20 Created: 2019-06-13 Last updated: 2019-06-20Bibliographically approved

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