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Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows on Economic Growth; the Case of the Republic of Seychelles

Version 1 : Received: 25 March 2019 / Approved: 29 March 2019 / Online: 29 March 2019 (08:01:17 CET)

How to cite: Kong, Y.; Agyapong Atuahene, S.; Bentum-Mican, G.; Konadu Aboagye, A. Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows on Economic Growth; the Case of the Republic of Seychelles . Preprints 2019, 2019030273 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201903.0273.v1). Kong, Y.; Agyapong Atuahene, S.; Bentum-Mican, G.; Konadu Aboagye, A. Impact of Foreign Direct Investment Inflows on Economic Growth; the Case of the Republic of Seychelles . Preprints 2019, 2019030273 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201903.0273.v1).

Abstract

This paper aims to research whether there is link between FDI inflows and Economic growth in the Republic of Seychelles Island. The ordinary least square results obtained shows that in the impact of FDI inflows on economic growth is low. Small Island Developing States attracts less FDI inflow because they are limited to few resources that attracts overseas firms which results in retarded development. The research lighted that impact of foreign direct investment on host countries does not only depend on the quality and quantity of the FDI inflows but some other variables such as the internal policies and the management skills, market structures, economic trends among others.

Subject Areas

foreign direct investment; economic growth; economies

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