FDI Uppers and Downers: A Macedonian Case Study

Mico Apostolov
2017 New Global Studies  
AbstractThis article examines how foreign direct investments influence the performance and entrepreneurship of domestic firms, a crucial question for economies – especially transition economies – driven by the incursion of global, exogenous factors. This research uses a qualitative research methodology, and specifically a case study method. The country in question is Macedonia, a Southeast European economy. Further, the study is interested in the way foreign direct investments shape the overall
more » ... business environment. Overall, the results point to the influence of foreign firms in assisting business activity. The impact of foreign investment is, in general, positive, and tends to influence the restructuring process of domestic economy.
doi:10.1515/ngs-2017-0010 fatcat:es7g7wd4gneqdc7nkewqqz6b7e