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Joao Paulo Cerdeira Bento
Economic Integration, International Trade and the Role of Foreign Direct Investment
The Case of Portuguese Manufacturing
Reihe: New Developments in Economic Research
Bd. 3, 2009, 176 S., 39.90 EUR, 39.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-10084-9

This volume provides a significant contribution to the understanding of the effects of foreign direct investment on trade. Through an investigation of the pattern and determinants of trade in Portuguese manufacturing, it demonstrates FDI's long term transforming effect and how it has the potential to transfer and embed knowledge within the EU through upgrading host economies. The volume will be of interest to academics, postgraduate students, researchers and policy makers.

Joao Bento is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal.

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