Nyamwange, Mathew (2009): Foreign direct investment in Kenya.
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The purpose of this study is to identify the key factors that influence FDI decisions in Kenya and to explore the empirical relationship between FDI and economic growth in Kenya.The findings of the study reveal that the main determinants of FDI in Kenya are market size (proxied by GDP), stable macroeconomic policies and a level of human capital that is tolerable by investors.There is no significant relationship of human capital to overall economic growth which suggests that there is a shortage of skilled labour in the Kenya.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Foreign direct investment in Kenya|
|Keywords:||Foreign Direct Investment in Kenya; Economic Growth in Kenya; FDI Kenya; Human Capital in Kenya; labour in kenya|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E0 - General
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook > E62 - Fiscal Policy
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B21 - Microeconomics
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs > C82 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data ; Data Access
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B22 - Macroeconomics
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A10 - General
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B41 - Economic Methodology
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C01 - Econometrics
|Depositing User:||Mathew Nyamwange|
|Date Deposited:||17. Oct 2011 06:40|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 04:09|
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