Impact of Fdi and Economic Growth

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Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in South Korea and Policy Lessons for Nepal

(A Master Degree Dissertation)

Submitted by: Raj Kumar Rai
MSc. International Finance
Student Ref No: M00235713

Submitted to:
Middlesex University Business School, London
2008/09

September 25, 2009
London, United Kingdom

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Abstract

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is taken as one of the key factor of rapid economic growth and development. FDI, it is believed to stimulate domestic investment, human capital, and transfers technology. It is associated qualities which causes the faster economic development in the host countries. South Korea, for instance had one of the of the poorest economies during 1960s, but yet
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4.3 Data Collection and Data Sources……………………….

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5 An Over View of Recent FDI flows in South Korea
5.1 FDI inflow trend in South Korea………………………..
5.2 Sectorwise FDI inflow in South Korea………………….
5.3 Domestic Investment and Trade Statistics of South Korea (1980-2005)
5.4 Domestic Investment and FDI in South Korea……..
5.5 FDI policies in South Korea……………………………
5.6 Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Korea… CHAPTER
6 Discussion and Analysis …………………………………….
6.1 FDI and Economic Growth………………………………
6.2 Regression results of estimated model…………………..

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7 Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations
7.1 Summary……………………………………………..
7.2 Conclusion Remarks…………………………………
7.3 Policy Recommendations………………………….... References
Appendix
Map of South Korea

List of Tables

Sn Table No Page No 1. 3.1 Major top ten Korean Choebols 25
2. 3.2 FDI inflow in South Korea(1980-1990) 27
3. 3.3 Korean Economic Indicators in recent years 29
4. 3.4 GDP, FDI and Economic Growth in Asian Countries in 2007 32
5. 3.5 Product wise Export from Nepal 33
6. 3.6 List of Nepal’s Mfg goods and quota for export to India 34
7. 3.7 Sectorwise FDI inflow in Nepal 37
8. 5.1 FDI inflow in selected Asian countries 45
9. 5.2 FDI in South Korea by sectors(1985-1996) 50
10. 5.3 FDI in South Korea by sectors (1997-2005) 51
11. 5.4
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