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|dc.contributor||Faculty of Business||en_US|
|dc.contributor.advisor||Xu, Xinpeng (AF)||-|
|dc.publisher||Hong Kong Polytechnic University||-|
|dc.rights||All rights reserved||en_US|
|dc.title||The effects of a country's soft power on FDI flows||en_US|
|dcterms.abstract||In this study, I investigate the association between a nation's soft power and foreign direct investment flows into the country. Drawing on PIPA/Globescan data to construct country-pair-year specific measures of soft power, I test the relationship on a sample which captures investment flows between 36 countries over a 7-year period. I find a strong positive link between a country's soft power and the magnitude of the incoming foreign investment flows and my results are robust to a battery of sensitivity analyses. Overall, my findings are consistent with the interpretation that soft power helps a country attract investment flows from abroad.||en_US|
|dcterms.extent||iv, 81 pages : color illustrations||en_US|
|dcterms.isPartOf||PolyU Electronic Theses||en_US|
|dcterms.LCSH||Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations||en_US|
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