Foreign direct investments attraction in Western Balkan countries - A case study from Serbia

Đukić, Mihajlo and Bodroža, Duško (2011) Foreign direct investments attraction in Western Balkan countries - A case study from Serbia. In: Young scientists 2011 - Proceedings. Technical University of Košice Faculty of Economics, Košice, pp. 29-43. ISBN 978-80-553-0760-2

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All Western Balkan countries are in transition process liberalized their trade flows and accepted foreign direct investment attraction policy. Economic policy that respects these principles, implied by Washington consensus, should result with accelerated economic growth.This paper present an attempt to make a critical review of foreign direct investment atraction policy success in the Western Balkan countries and determine whether attracted investments resulted with desirable economic effects. Special attention in the paper is dedicated to the analysis of quality of serbian markets to attract foreign investors and effects that certain type of investments had on economic growth. Results of the analysis indicate that Serbia as other Western Balkan countries need to reorient its policy in order to attract green field foreign direct investments that have the most usefull efects on econmoy development. Also, future period imposes challenges of crucial changes of economic environment, because current economic environment characterized by corruption and administrative barriers, additionaly disturbed by global econonomic crisis do not represent environment for attraction larger amounts of „greenfield investments“.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=512162146
Uncontrolled Keywords: FDI, Western Balkan, Serbia, economic environment, economic growth
Research Department: Macroeconomics
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2016 11:40
Last Modified: 12 May 2020 08:29

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