The KCG has various series of publications to provide research findings and policy implications to different interested groups, e.g., students, academics, policy makers and the public. The lists of publications will be updated on a regular basis. Brief introductions to the latest publications are provided below.
Well-developed financial markets, either in source or host countries, foster bilateral foreign direct investment. Well-developed financial markets in source countries compensate for poorly developed financial systems […]
KCG Policy Paper No. 1: Quality FDI and Supply-Chains in Manufacturing: Overcoming Obstacles and Supporting Development
This paper aims to identify the obstacles to attracting “quality” foreign direct investment (FDI) in middle-skill manufacturing activities, so as to inform an action-agenda for policies that will help developing and emerging market economies to link into global supply chains while building backward linkages deep into their own economies. The evidence reviewed here shows positive benefits from external advice […]
Holger Görg, Aoife Hanley, Stefan Hoffmann and Adnan Seric
While African countries are becoming more and more relevant as host countries for suppliers of multinational companies little is known about corporate social responsibility (CSR) in this region.To fill this gap, the present paper explores CSR considerations of foreign affiliates of multinational companies when choosing local African suppliers.[…]
Recently, KCG Managing Director Prof. Holger Görg gave an interview to the Capital magazine to discuss about the Globalization Paradox gradually emerging in many countries in the world, the future and the challenges of globalization and the role of emerging economies in the world economy. In the interview he also shares his views of the current development and future perspective of Germany’s economy and of whether China’s “weaker” economic development is or may become a substantial challenge for both the […]