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A Comparative Study of Japanese and American FDI in Thailand

Jainta, Chomtoranin (2004) A Comparative Study of Japanese and American FDI in Thailand. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The intention of this paper is to comparatively assess the determinants of Japanese and American FDI in Thailand during 1970-2000. In this analysis, the short and long-term determinants of both FDI are estimated. Estimation results reveal that, in the short and the long run, Japanese FDI is found to be driven by trade factors and the yen deprecation. While the American FDI is driven by market factor, specifically the income level of Thai people. These findings lead us to conclude that Japanese FDI is trade-oriented whereas the American FDI is market-seeking-oriented.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investment, Foreign Direct Investment, Japanese, American, Thailand
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah
Depositing User: Mrs Hafiza Mohd Akhir
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2010 06:51
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:10
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1211

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