Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on Education Innovation and Economic Management (SEIEM 2018)

Research on Outward Direct Investment in Emerging Economies

Authors
Yao Yao, Yizhen Zhou
Corresponding Author
Yizhen Zhou
Available Online January 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/seiem-18.2019.78How to use a DOI?
Keywords
emerging economy; outward direct investment; driven factor; risk and opportunity
Abstract
Outward direct investment from emerging economies has been increasing rapidly for the last decade. This paper analyzed the driven factors of outward direct investment from emerging economies, form both home country and host country perspective. This paper then elaborates the opportunities and risks in outward direct investment for emerging economies, and provides some policy implication. The economic growth, technology advancement, stable exchange rate, supporting policy, as well as rising cost and the regulation in home country motivate firms from emerging economies to participate in outward direct investment. The natural and strategic resources, the institutional quality, the macroeconomic scale, the labor cost of host countries attributes to decision making in outward direct investment. The multilateral cooperation, the financial support, the regional integration and international trade liberalization provide opportunity for direct investment. However, there are risks in outward direct investment, such as the macroeconomic uncertainties, the vulnerability to internal and external economic shocks, and policy and legal risks. The risk management platform for legal, financial and other advice from government, deepening multinational cooperation could help control risks and facilitate outward direct investment from emerging economies
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Proceedings
3rd International Seminar on Education Innovation and Economic Management (SEIEM 2018)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-649-5
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/seiem-18.2019.78How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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