Management International Review

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 5–10 | Cite as

Foreign Direct Investment and Small Countries

  • Marina Papanastassiou
Research Article

Abstract and Key Results

  • The paper introduces conceptual developments, empirical evidence and public policy considerations with regard to foreign direct investment and multinational enterprises in and from small countries.

  • Results emphasize the diversity of small country profiles, support the need for reconsideration of established conceptual frameworks and encourage the development of specialized policy making tools.


Foreign Direct Investment Small Countries 


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© Gabler Verlag 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marina Papanastassiou
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  1. 1.Department of International Economics and ManagementCopenhagen Business SchoolFrederiksbergDenmark

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