Foreign direct investment, economic crisis and the European Union

Pîrvu, Daniela
Cojocaru, Anca
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F15 - Economic Integration, F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business, O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development.
This paper aims to demonstrate that, the European Union remained the most important player in the global investment market,despite the conditions of economic crisis. Evolution of foreign direct investment in the European Union, during 2008-2012, was marked by strong variations,which make difficult forecasting trends.
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