Greenfield FDI to Emerging Markets: Do Global Value Chain Linkages Matter?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a crucial source of financing for emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs). When foreign firms invest in a particular economy, there are several spillover effects related to productivity levels, higher wages, and R&D opportunities. As such, policy makers are always on the lookout to identify factors that motivate multinational corporations […]

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Chart of the Week October 2, 2020: Asia’s GDP Growth and Synchronisation during SARS and COVID-19

Summary: In comparison with the SARS outbreak in 2003, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused a more synchronized decline in the GDP growth of China and ASEAN countries. This week’s ‘Chart of the Week’ focuses on the comparison between the economic impacts of China and ASEAN nations during the two pandemics. Highlights: Article By LI […]

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