Kayam, Saime S. and Hisarciklilar, Mehtap and Yabrukov, Alexandr (2007): What causes the regional disparity of FDI in Russia? a spatial analysis.
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We analyse the determinants of the regional disparity of FDI inflows to Russia. The spatial distribution of FDI is attributed to regional and/or trans-regional factors. Region specific characteristics such as wage, education level, transportation as well as gross regional product, which accounts for market size, in host and alternative regions are considered to analyze the spatial interaction between regions employing spatial econometrics. We find that shocks to FDI levels in proximate regions have no effect on FDI inflows to hosts. However, FDI in a region depends on spatial market size and endowment of natural resources in alternative host regions.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||What causes the regional disparity of FDI in Russia? a spatial analysis|
|English Title:||What causes the regional disparity of FDI in Russia? A spatial analysis|
|Keywords:||FDI, regional disparity, spatial econometrics, Russia|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms; International Business
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C31 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F21 - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity
|Depositing User:||Saime Kayam|
|Date Deposited:||31. May 2012 12:52|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 12:25|
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