Economic Integration, International Trade and the Role of Foreign Direct Investment

The Case of Portuguese Manufacturing

By Joao Paulo Cerdeira Bento

This volume provides a significant contribution to the understanding of the effects of foreign direct investment on trade. Through an investigation of the pattern and determinants of trade in Portuguese manufacturing, it demonstrates FDI's long term transforming effect and how it has the potential to transfer and embed knowledge within the EU through upgrading host economies. The volume will be of interest to academics, postgraduate students, researchers and policy makers.


176 pages

Publication Date: 4/30/2009
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643100849