Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Emerging Market Economies

Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Emerging Market Economies

Tomasz Dorożyński (University of Lodz, Poland) and Anetta Kuna-Marszałek (University of Lodz, Poland)
Release Date: February, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 377
ISBN13: 9781522523451|ISBN10: 1522523456|EISBN13: 9781522523468|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2345-1

Description

The role of foreign direct investment initiatives is pivotal to effective enterprise development. This is particularly vital to emerging economies that are building their presence in international business markets.

Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Emerging Market Economies is a comprehensive source of academic material on the progressive impact of investment opportunities in the context of developing nations. Highlighting pivotal research perspectives on topics such as trade, sourcing strategies, and corporate social responsibility, this book is ideally designed for academics, practitioners, graduate students, and professionals interested in the economic performance of emerging markets.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Governance
  • Political Economy
  • Post-Transition Economies
  • Sourcing Strategies
  • State-Owned Enterprises
  • Trade

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Tomasz Dorozynski, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Department of International Trade, Institute of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lódz (Poland). He is a member to several prestigious international organisations of researchers and experts in international economics and international business, such as: European International Business Academy, European Economics and Finance Society, Réseau Européen pour l’Insertion Sociale et Professionnelle des Personnes Défavorisées, Academy of International Business Central and Eastern Europe Chapter, EIBA Poland. His research achievements include ca. 90 reviewed publications (after 2008). Two of his publications were awarded by the Rector of the University of Lodz for their research content. So far he has been involved in 7 research projects, also as project manager, 3 of them were co-financed by the EU. On top of that, he received three grantsfor young research workers. Results of hisstudies have been presented on numerousoccasions to domestic and international conferences, e.g., in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Brazil, France, Turkey, Spain, Greece, Denmark, Belgium, Hungary and Latvia. His research work focuses, inter alia, on the EU cohesion policy, regional development, internationalization and FDI. He has been the author and expert to several EC projects under, e.g., Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme, Leonardo da Vinci and Grundtvig programmes. Since 2015 he has been the partnership educational project manager with the EEA / Norway Grant, project manager with National Bank of Poland grant and Management Coordinator of the international project European Mobility Placements for Open Innovation (2015-2018). For many years he has been the expert for Enterprise Europe Network Centre (Foundation for Promotion of Entrepreneurship) within the Central Poland Business Support Network, co-financed by Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme and COSME 2014-2020. He lectured abroad (Portugal,Germany,Lithuania,Hungary,Estonia) undertheERASMUS(+)Programme.
Anetta Kuna-Marszalek, PhD is a senior lecturer at the Department of International Trade of the University of Lódz (Poland). She is a member to several prestigious international organisations including Polish European Community Studies Association and Association for the Study of East European Economies and Cultures. Her primary research interests focus on various aspects of contemporary economics, including research on internationalization of business activities, FDI, support instruments for exporters and the interlinks between trade liberalization and environmental policies. She is an author and co-author of over 60 papers, chapters and articles including the award-winning books about (1) Poland’s outward foreign direct investments and (2) anti-dumping investigations as an instrument of contingent protection. She participated in several research projects, including projects co-financed by the EU and the National Science Centre.