Foreign Direct Investment and Small Countries

Papanastassiou, Marina
February 2009
Management International Review (MIR);2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The paper introduces conceptual developments, empirical evidence and public policy considerations with regard to foreign direct investment and multinational enterprises in and from small countries. Results emphasize the diversity of small country profiles, support the need for reconsideration of established conceptual frameworks and encourage the development of specialized policy making tools.


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