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Supply of Foreign Direct Investment Incentives

Author: Bc. Tomáš Havránek
Year: 2007 - summer
Leaders: Ing. Ivo Koubek
Consultants: doc. Ing. Pavel Mertlík CSc.
Work type: Bachelors
Language: Czech
Pages: 94
Awards and prizes: B.A. with distinction from the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for an extraordinarily good bachelors diploma thesis.
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Abstract: This thesis focuses on rarely discussed aspects of international investment incentives; it concentrates mainly on factors that determine the supplied amount of FDI incentives. The thesis presents two separate formalized models, each one representing a different approach towards the subject. Consequently, the most important findings are empirically verified by an OLS re-gression. The thesis suggests that the supplied amount of FDI incentives in Country A is corre-lated with the attractiveness of its competitors‘ incentive schemes, which implies that we cannot reject the weak hypothesis of incentive-based competition. We did not find evidence, however, to support the claim that the contest proceeds in line with our sharp-competition model, which leads us to reject the strong hypothesis of incentive-based competition among neighbouring countries.
Downloadable: Bachelor Thesis of Tomáš Havránek

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