Proceedings of 8th Annual London Business Research Conference

Proceedings of 8th Annual London Business Research Conference
Imperial College, London, UK, 8 - 9 July, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-922069-28-3
U.S. Inward FDI Performance during Recent Financial Crises
Lucyna Kornecki
Foreign direct investment (FDI) plays an extraordinary and growing role
in the global business and represents an integral part of the U.S.
economy. The inward FDI constitutes important factor contributing to
output growth and employment in the U.S. economy. The goal of this
paper is to show the impact of last financial crises on foreign investment
performance in the United States.
This research has descriptive character and focuses on the latest trends
in inward U.S. foreign direct investment (US FDI) and describes the
inward US FDI flows and stock as a percentage of gross domestic
product (GDP), geographic and sectoral distribution and US FDI
employment analyzes. The inward US FDI financial flows, such as:
equity, reinvested earnings, intercompany debt and description of the
corporate players, mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) and green field
investment are discussed briefly.
Key Terms: Inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), FDI flow, FDI stock, FDI Employment.
FDI financial structure
Lucyna Kornecki, Department of Economics, Finance, and Information System, College of Business, Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University (ERAU), 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL 32114, [email protected], phone:
(386) 226-4963, fax: (383) 226-6696, Business Economics