5 Results enter search term Search Reset filter Suchfilter Content Type Publications (5) Topics Foreign investment (2) Africa (1) Asia (1) Germany (1) Infrastructure investment (1) Local spillovers (1) Productivity (1) Publication Type Policy Brief (5) Experts Holger Görg (3) Aoife Hanley (2) Cecília Hornok (2) Saskia Meuchelböck (2) Alina Mulyukova (1) Charles Ackah (1) Charles Godfred Ackah (1) Frauke Steglich (1) Klaus-Jürgen Gern (1) Date Last Month Last Year Select Period start date to end date Sort by Relevance Date Aktive Filter Publication Type: Policy Brief Remove all filters Publication Special Economic Zones: Boon or bane for emerging country firms? 05.12.2022 To enable firms to participate in the globalization process, governments in emerging economies may opt to implement policies aimed at increasing their countries’ attractiveness to foreign investors. One frequently used industrial policy measure in... Publication Africa’s female entrepreneurs – towards funding success 05.07.2021 Opportunities for well-paid employment for women are scarce in many African countries. Entrepreneurship is therefore one way in which women can earn a decent livelihood for themselves and their families. Despite the potential opportunities arising... Publication Foreign Trade and Sustainable Business Practices – New Evidence from Ghana 01.08.2020 Foreign trade and sustainability is high on the political agenda. German and international policymakers undertake increasing efforts to use trade policy Publication Policy instruments for FDI promotion in Africa 10.06.2020 Global foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially over the past decades and so has FDI in Africa. However, still only 3 percent of glob Publication The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Global Economy —Survey-based Evidence from Free Zones 20.04.2020 Kiel Policy Brief No. 139: In cooperation with the World Free Zones Organization, the IfW Kiel has conducted a survey among special economic zones on the impairment of their economic activities by COVID-19.