E3S Web Conf.
Volume 235, 20212020 International Conference on New Energy Technology and Industrial Development (NETID 2020)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Industrial Technology Development and Industrial Structure Adjustment and Upgrading|
|Published online||03 February 2021|
The Effect of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure availability on FDI inflow in D8 Countries
Dean & Professor of School of International Economics and Trade, Shandong University of Finance & Economics, Jinan, China
2 PhD Candidate of School of International Economics and Trade, Shandong University of Finance & Economics, Jinan, China
This This paper analyzes the effect of ICT infrastructure availability on FDI inflow in D8countries (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey). Panel data for the period 1997-2018 has been used and the analysis has been done using the fix effect model suggested by Hausman specification test. The result shows positive and significant effect between ICT infrastructure and FDI inflows, along with other controlling variables like market size, trade openness, in case of macroeconomic variable that is exchange rate it has negative but significant effect on FDI inflows.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2021
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