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dc.contributor.authorNguyen, Hieu Thanh
dc.contributor.authorLuu, Hiep Ngoc
dc.contributor.authorDo, Ngoc Ha
dc.identifier.citationNguyen , H T , Luu , H N & Do , N H 2020 , ' The dynamic relationship between greenfield investments, cross-border M &As, domestic investment and economic growth in Vietnam ' , Economic Change and Restructuring , vol. First Online .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 269344446
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 8076ce3d-3ad8-46ae-88d8-e6992777d04d
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000557340400001
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85089254459
dc.descriptionFunding: NAFOSTED (grant number 502.02-2020.09).en
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the dynamic linkages between different types of foreign direct investment (FDI), domestic investment and economic growth in Vietnam. We decompose the aggregated FDI level into its two major components: greenfield investments, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As). The empirical results reveal that greenfield investments and cross-border M&As exhibit different impacts on economic growth. While greenfield investments appear to complement domestic investment, which subsequently promotes long-run economic growth, cross-border M&As exert a significant crowd-out effect and subsequently impede growth in both the short- and the long-run. These results provide important implications for policies to attract FDI in order to stimulate sustainable growth.
dc.relation.ispartofEconomic Change and Restructuringen
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dc.subjectGreenfield investmentsen
dc.subjectCross-border M&Asen
dc.subjectDomestic investmenten
dc.subjectHB Economic Theoryen
dc.subjectHG Financeen
dc.subjectHJ Public Financeen
dc.titleThe dynamic relationship between greenfield investments, cross-border M&As, domestic investment and economic growth in Vietnamen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Managementen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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