International Journal of Business and Economics Research

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2015

  • An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Bangladesh

    Shahjahan Ali, Md. Rukunujjaman, Khandaker Jahangir Alam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2015
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 11 December 2014
    Accepted: 18 December 2014
    Published: 20 January 2015
    Abstract: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is assumed to benefit a poor country like Bangladesh, not only by supplementing domestic investment, but also in terms of employment creation, transfer of technology, increased domestic competition and other positive externalities. This paper focuses on the FDI-led growth hypothesis in the case of Bangladesh. The stu... Show More
  • Regional Economic Integration and Exports Performance in the COMESA Region (1980-2012)

    Henry Tumwebaze Karamuriro

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2015
    Pages: 11-20
    Received: 29 January 2015
    Accepted: 6 February 2015
    Published: 11 February 2015
    Abstract: One of the major development challenges facing Africa has been the small and fragmented economies with low incomes and low level of intra-regional exports. In an effort to promote intra-regional exports, Africa has witnessed renewed momentum for regional integration. This study examines the effect of regional economic integration on exports in the ... Show More