Contents of the volume

2021, Volume 74 - Issue 1

ISSN: 2499-8265
RSS feed citation: At RePEc
Publication date: 17 February 2021

EFFECTS OF SINO FDI ON THE GROWTH OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Emmanuel Wiafe, Lucy Anning

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CRUDE OIL PRICE MOVEMENTS AND STOCK TRADING ACTIVITY: EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIA

Indra Darmawan, Dedi Budiman Hakim, Adler Haymans Manurung, Hermanto Siregar

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THE EFFECT OF WATER CONSERVATION ON RESIDENTIAL FRESH WATER CONSUMPTION: EVIDENCE FROM KUWAIT

Ahmad Alawadhi, Sheikha Al-Fulaij, Nadia Al-Musallam, Wafa Awadh, Nadeem A. Burney, Ayele Gelan

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SHORT AND LONG RUN ASYMMETRIC EFFECTS OF MONETARY AND FISCAL POLICY UNCERTAINTY ON ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN THE U.S.

Goodness C. Aye

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FOREIGN OWNERSHIP AND OPTIMAL DISCRIMINATORY TARIFFS UNDER OLIGOPOLISTIC COMPETITION

Chien- Hui Lee , Jen-Yao Lee, Leonard F.S. Wang

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO REFEREES

Amedeo Amato

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Economia Internazionale / International Economics

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Corresponding author

Emmanuel WIAFE, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

Co-authors

Lucy ANNING, Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Accra Institute of Technology, Ghana

Effects of SINO FDI on the Growth of Sub-Saharan AFrica

Pages

1-24

Abstract

The past two decades have seen numerous studies at various levels attempting to investigate the effect of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) on the African region. A great majority of these studies reached the conclusion that FDI accounts for technology transfer across countries thereby increasing the total investment in African countries. However, regarding studies about Chinese investments in Africa, many authors claimed that Chinese investments in Africa bring with it more harm than good to the economies. This study aims to weigh out the effects of Chinese investments in Africa. The study used a dynamic panel regression approach to correct for possible endogeneity problems. It was concluded from the study that, the net of Chinese FDI is positive. Thus, Chinese FDI contributes positively to the economic growth of African countries. By implication, Chinese investments are setting the African economies on the road to achieving economic development through modernization, industrialization and strong economic growth.

JEL classification

F00, F43

Keywords

Foreign Direct Investment, China-Africa Relation; Economic Growth, PMG, Africa, China

Index

  1. Introduction
  2. Literature review
  3. Methodology
  4. Results of the study
  5. Conclusions

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