Competitiveness Versus IPRs Concerning FDI Inflows, GDP and Trade: Linear and Nonlinear Analysis
The IUP Journal of Business Strategy
Georgios I Zekos
For delivery in electronic
format: Rs. 50;
For delivery through courier (within India): Rs.
50 + Rs. 25 for Shipping & Handling Charges
To download this Article click on the button below:
FDI embodying capital and technology or some intangible advantage is the act of establishing or acquiring a foreign subsidiary over which the investing company has extensive management control. What is the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Trade? What is the impact of Global Competition Index (GCI) on FDI inflows? The results show that IPRs (expressed by zekipr8, zekipr7 [Indexes prepared by this author] etc.)1 are a vital variable playing a significant role in attracting FDI inflows.
Global markets expanded and deepened drastically as a consequence of trade liberalization,
privatization, deregulation, and off-shoring production on top of financial centers. The rights
of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) to operate globally became legally preserved in a vast
expansion of bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of bilateral and regional
free trade agreements, over and above a new international regime protecting Intellectual
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) embodying capital and technology or some intangible
advantage is the act of establishing or acquiring a foreign subsidiary over which the investing
company has extensive management control. There are modes of FDI such as mergers and
acquisitions, joint venture and new plant with its own distinctive characteristics, advantages,
and disadvantages. In order to survive competition in a foreign market, a company must
possess some ownership-specific assets such as proprietary knowledge, technology,
organizational structure, management or marketing skills. In this regard, FDI is above all
significant because it is both a source of capital and a provider of knowledge about production
Business Strategy, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Multinational Enterprises (MNEs), Competitiveness, Versus, IPRs, Concerning, FDI Inflows, GDP, Trade, Linear, Nonlinear Analysis.