If one assumes that FDI is beneficial to the host country

If one assumes that FDI is beneficial to the host country -...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
If one assumes that FDI is beneficial to the host country, the next questions that arise are how and why do foreign investors choose one country over another, what are the motivations behind FDI, and how can a host country retain the investment already there. The purpose of this paper is to look at the investment climate in Estonia as evaluated by foreign investors based on motivational factors behind FDI and difficulties encountered and to compare it with that of other transition economies. Using data from the most recent and most extensive survey thus far on FDI in Estonia, the following issues are examined: primary motivations for investors, the difficulties they face, and their overall evaluation of the climate. These results are compared with other studies done on Estonia and other CEE countries that focus on investor motivation and problems encountered. The first section provides a short overview of the literature and methods of studying FDI. The second presents the results of the recent survey and is followed by a review of other
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/10/2009 for the course MGMT 370 taught by Professor Tomroehl during the Fall '08 term at Western Washington.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online