Dates: 22-23 August 2006
Coordinator: Yeomon Yoon & Vasu Vaitla
The two-day workshop is designed to enhance understanding of the forces at play in the current global economic and financial environment. The primary emphasis of the workshop will be on foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries, with a focus on how to attract FDI as a tool to finance development. Other topics will include legal issues of FDI, marketing a country to attract FDI, experiences of a developing economy in attracting FDI, financing infrastructure projects, and opportunities and risks posed by globalization.