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Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign aid and Foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: A panel data analysis

Kafayat Amusa, Nara Monkam, Nicola Viegi
Funding constraints experienced by Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries has led to reliance on foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign aid as alternative sources of finance. Despite the importance of FDI for growth, SSA has failed to attract an increasing share of global FDI and at the same time...
Jun 2016
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Determinants of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Targeting Africa: 1991-2011

MK Wilson and DJM Vencatachellum
The fast output growth that a number of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have achieved in the last decade has led to significant inflow of FDI into the continent. A number of studies have examined the trend of such FDI inflows generally but only a few have focused on these flows that are mainly...
Apr 2016
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Profiling Sectoral Risks of Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

Henri Bezuidenhout, Zahné Coetzee and Carike Claassen
Despite Africa’s exceptional FDI performance during the past decade, the majority of FDI inflows have been directed to a few selected countries. As investors face many risks when investing in developing countries, it is argued that risk perception plays a vital role in the FDI inflows into Africa...
Jan 2014
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Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment of South African Telecommunications Firms into Sub-Saharan Africa

John M. Luiz and Henry Stephan
The study investigates the main factors considered by South African telecommunications firms when making a decision to undertake Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This encompasses the reasons for investing, the methods of entry into the identified market and the factors...
Jun 2011
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