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The Technological Role of Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Central East Europe


Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)

About this book


Foreign direct investment (FDI) assumed a prominent role in Central East Europe (CEE) early on in the transition process. Foreign investors were assigned the task of restructuring markets, providing capital and knowledge for investment in technologically outdated and financially ailing firms.


Foreign Direct Investment capital database foreign direct investment innovation innovation systems restructuring science and technology technology transfer transition

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department for Industrial Organisation and Regulation EconomicsHalle Institute for Economic ResearchGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität Bergakademie FreibergGermany

About the authors

Johannes Stephan has published in the field of International Business in a number of international journals. He is a
graduate from Freie Universität Berlin and received his PhD from Birmingham University in 1997. He worked at a blue chip research institute in Halle/Germany for 11 years. He is currently at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, where he moved to in 2012.

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