The Interplay between Security Factors, European Integration and Security in Central and Eastern Europe

Stoian, Carmen R. and Vickerman, Roger W. (2005) The Interplay between Security Factors, European Integration and Security in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Academy of International Business Annual Meeting , Quebec, Canada . (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

A bi-directional relationship between FDI and economic reforms in ten Central European countries is tested, along with the role of the EU in breaking a potential vicious circle of insecurity, little investment, slow reforms, low prospects of EU membership and hence high insecurity. Using panel data regressions and a system of simultaneous equations, we find evidence that the prospect of EU membership has enhanced FDI in the less reformist candidates and that trade integration and increased EU financial assistance have improved FDI in the CEECs.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > International Business and Strategy
Depositing User: Roger Vickerman
Date Deposited: 30 May 2009 07:16
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 09:20
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9873 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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