Object structure

Title:

Does capital drain reduce total factor productivity growth in developing countries?

Group publication title:

Argumenta Oeconomica

Creator:

Yanikkaya, Halit ; Altun, Abdullah

Subject and Keywords:

capital drain ; FDI ; RLF ; TFP

Description:

Argumenta Oeconomica, 2020, Nr 2 (45), s. 53-75

Abstrakt:

This study investigates the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) and royalties and licence fees (RLF) on total factor productivity (TFP) growth of about 90 countries for the period 2003-2011 for both inward and outward variables. The estimates for the full sample indicate that while inward FDI stocks have no significant impact, outward FDI stocks reduce TFP growth. While none of the RLF measures have any significant effects, imports and exports have significantly positive effects on TFP growth for the full sample. Outward FDI stocks and RLF payments are estimated to have negative effects on TFP growth for developing nations. Moreover, both RLF receipts and payments are found to have a positive effect on TFP growth in developed nations. To stimulate TFP growth further, developing nations should improve their domestic business environments and find ways to keep investments at home

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu

Place of publication:

Wrocław

Date:

2020

Resource Type:

artykuł

Resource Identifier:

doi:10.15611/aoe.2020.2.03

Language:

eng

Relation:

Argumenta Oeconomica

Rights:

Wszystkie prawa zastrzeżone (Copyright)

Access Rights:

Dla wszystkich zgodnie z licencją

License:

CC BY-SA 4.0

Location:

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu