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Aid-Financed Infrastructure Promotes FDI


  • Julian Donaubauer
  • Birgit Meyer
  • Peter Nunnenkamp
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The link between aid and private investment is not well understood. Could aid-financed infrastructure investments encourage higher foreign direct investment? The authors present the results of a new composite index of infrastructure to estimate direct and indirect impacts of aid for infrastructure on FDI.


Key Words

  • Growth
  • political economy
  • Wachstum