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Unformatted text preview: International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances POLSC 333: World Politics Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Dr. Amanda Murdie October 21 POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Goals for Today 1 Discuss international investment - causes and its political and economic impacts 1 foreign direct investment - Multinational corporations 2 portfolio investment - stocks and bonds (also loans) 2 This is rst part of Chapter 7 in the book - last time we talked about international trade (Chapter 6) 3 Next week we're going to talk more about Chapter 7 (on loans to governments) and go over monetary policy (Chapter 8) 4 Final Note - I know this stu can be a little dry - I'm really trying to make it interesting! POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Note - No O ce Hours Today No o ce hours today - I have to go on another research trip! Please email me any questions or concerns! I'll be in from 9 to 3:30 on Monday if you need help on anything as well. POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances One last thing from last class We didn't get through the end of my examples of regional trade agreements on Tuesday only thing to know: NAFTA and EU are regional trade agreements NAFTA involves Mexico, Canada, US - doesn't argue together at the WTO EU involves many European countries and is expanding - does argue together at the WTO POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Icebreaker Question Should we hold American-based multinational companies to same labor standard abroad as we do in the US? What if on American territories? What if garment says Made In America ? POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing? Remittances Icebreaker Question Should we hold American-based multinational companies to same labor standard abroad as we do in the US? What if on American territories? What if garment says Made In America ? POLSC 333: World Politics International Finance Foreign Direct Investment - Why Go Multinational? Impact of Politics on Capital Flows Is FDI a Good Thing?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course POLSC 333 taught by Professor Aren during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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