Archive for Building Markets, June, 2012

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FDI and Economic Growth: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Our previous blogs have looked at the impact of FDI on individual elements of local economies. In this blog I try to answer whether FDI has an observable impact on economic gr... More
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How deep doth run the question of local procurement?

Welcome back readers! This week, Building Markets’ inquest will consider the impacts official development assistance (ODA) on local procurement. In the context of internatio... More
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Mines and the environment; both sides of the story

Welcome back! Our fifth installment concerns the relationship between extractive foreign direct investment (FDI) and the environment. Typically, mines are known for being the ... More
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Employment, what is there to know?

Welcome back to Building Market’s analysis of how official development assistance (ODA) and foreign direct investment (FDI) from the extractive sector affect development in ... More

Putting Business School Students to Work

How three kids from Cambridge wrote our Project Management training manual. ... More

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