Macro-Economic Impacts of Inward and Outward FDI in Canada

Macro-Economic Impacts of Inward and Outward FDI in Canada
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Tags: inward FDI outward FDI investment innovation trade flows real GDP and employment Canada

Product ISBN : 978-1-78902-023-6

Publishing house: Glimmer Publishing

Language: English

Number of pages: 100

Author: Someshwar Rao, Qi Zhing

Year of publication: 2018




This study, using a detailed panel data on Canada's goods and service industries and system approach, estimates the macro-economic impacts of inward and outward FDI in Canada. The estimated coefficients of the 11 behavioral equations and six identities are used to simulate the macro-economic impacts of a sustained 10% increase in Canada's two FDI stocks. The simulated impacts show a significant positive impact of the two FDI stocks on trade flows, investment, innovation, real GDP and employment. However, the inward FDI impacts are significantly bigger than the outward FDI impacts. A 10% increase in the two FDI stocks would raise Canada's real GDP by 1.2% in the medium to longer-term.





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