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Foreign Direct Investment

Essential Reading Items

Book: Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Benefits, Suspicions, and Risks with Special Attention to FDI from China
by Theodore H. Moran and Lindsay Oldenski
August 2013

Book: Outward Foreign Direct Investment and US Exports, Jobs, and R&D: Implications for US Policy
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Theodore H. Moran and Lindsay Oldenski assisted by Martin Vieiro
August 2013

Policy Brief 13-1: The World Needs a Multilateral Investment Agreement
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2013

Working Paper 12-16: Transactions: A New Look at Services Sector Foreign Direct Investment in Asia
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

Working Paper 08-7: Policy Liberalization and FDI Growth, 1982 to 2006
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2008

Op-ed: Avoiding Another Dubai
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in The Washington Post
February 28, 2006

Book: Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Development?
edited by Theodore H. Moran , Edward M. Graham and Magnus Blomström
May 2005


Policy Briefs

13-11: Dealing with Cybersecurity Threats Posed by Globalized Information Technology Suppliers [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2013

13-1: The World Needs a Multilateral Investment Agreement [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2013

09-14: China’s Changing Outbound Foreign Direct Investment Profile: Drivers and Policy Implications [pdf]
by Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group
June 24, 2009

03-5: Reforming OPIC for the 21st Century [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2003


Working Papers

12-16: Transactions: A New Look at Services Sector Foreign Direct Investment in Asia [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

12-3: Chinese Investment in Latin American Resources: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly [pdf]
by Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2012

11-20: Rent(s) Asunder: Sectoral Rent Extraction Possibilities and Bribery by Multinational Corporations [pdf]
by Edmund Malesky, University of California, San Diego
and Nathan Jensen, Washington University
and Dimitar Gueorguiev, University of California, San Diego
December 2011

11-11: Foreign Manufacturing Multinationals and the Transformation of the Chinese Economy: New Measurements, New Perspectives [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2011

09-7: Criss-Crossing Globalization: Uphill Flows of Skill-Intensive Goods and Foreign Direct Investment [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2009

08-7: Policy Liberalization and FDI Growth, 1982 to 2006 [pdf]
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2008

07-7: North Korea’s External Economic Relations [pdf]
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2007

04-2: Popular Attitudes, Globalization, and Risk [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2004

01-2: Subsidies, Market Closure, Cross-Border Investment, and Effects on Competition: The Case of FDI in the Telecommunications Sector [pdf]
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2001

99-3: Competition Policy and FDI: A Solution in Search of a Problem?
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics

98-7: The Relationship Between Trade and Foreign Investment: Empirical Results for Taiwan and South Korea
by Li-Gang Liu, The World Bank
and Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics


Testimony

United States–China Ties: Reassessing the Economic Relationship
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 21, 2003


Op-eds

The Danger of Politicized Foreign Investment Reviews
by Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group
Op-ed in the Hill
June 8, 2013

India: Fighting Imported Corruption
by Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
March 31, 2011

Focus on Gazprom, Not Sovereign Wealth Funds
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Moscow Times
November 8, 2007

Who, Not What, Matters for Investment Barriers
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Welt am Sonntag
November 4, 2007

Avoiding Another Dubai
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in The Washington Post
February 28, 2006

A Salute to Bush for Standing Against Port Takeover Storm
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the New York Daily News
February 27, 2006

A Misplaced Curb on Investment
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and David M. Marchick, Covington & Burling
Op-ed in the Financial Times
October 5, 2005

Foreign Investors Are a Progressive Force [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Korea Times
September 22, 2005

South Korea Should End Its Corporate Xenophobia
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
August 4, 2005

Breaking South Korea's 'Too Big to Fail' Doctrine [pdf]
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Asian Wall Street Journal
April 11, 2005


Speeches and Papers

Foreign Manufacturing Multinationals and the Transformation of the Chinese Economy: Faustian Bargain to Trade Technology for Access?
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on "Chinese State-Owned Enterprises and US-China Bilateral Investment"
March 30, 2011

How China Can Break Down America’s Wall
by David M. Marchick, Covington & Burling
and Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in the Far Eastern Economic Review
July-August 2006

Re-privatization Should Be Avoided
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Kyiv Post
February 2, 2006

Did the Washington Consensus Fail?
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Outline of speech at the Center for Strategic & International Studies
Washington, DC
November 6, 2002

Domestic Reform, Trade and Investment Liberalization, Financial Crisis, and Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Erika Wada, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Invited article for The World Economy
Special Edition edited by Keith Maskus
November 15, 1999