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Mercy. T. Magombeyi and Nicholas M. Odhiambo

References Akinmulegun S.O. (2012), Foreign direct investment and standard of living in Nigeria, ʻJournal of Applied Finance and Bankingʼ, no. 2(3). Alfaro L., Kalemli-Ozcan S. and Sayek S. (2009). FDI, Productivity and Financial Development. ʻThe World Economyʼ. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9701.2008.01159.x. Ali M., Nishat M. and Anwar T. (2010), Do foreign inflows benefit Pakistan poor?, ʻThe Pakistan Development Reviewʼ, no. 48 (4). Bharadwaj A. (2014), Reviving the globalisation and poverty debate

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Ylvije Kraja Boriçi and Elezi Osmani

References Adams, S. (2009). Foreign Direct investment, domestic investment, and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Policy Modeling, 31, 939-949. Asiedu, E. (2006). Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: The Role of Natural Resources, Market Size, Government Policy, Institutions and Political Instability. World Economy, 29, 63-77. Ball, D., McCulloch, W., Frantz, P., Geringer, M. & Minor, M. (2002). International business: The challenge of global competition. Boston: McGraw-Hill. De

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Artur Klimek

2 Earlier version of this paper was presented at the European Trade Study Group Conference 2013 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. References Ali, F., Fiess, N., MacDonald, R. (2010), Do Institutions Matter for Foreign Direct Investment? Open Economies Review , Vol. 21 (2), pp. 201–219. Baum, C. (2006). An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata, College Station: Stata Press. Bénassy-Quér, A., Coupet, M., Mayer, T. (2007), Institutional Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment. The World Economy , Vol. 30 (5), pp. 764

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Artur Klimek

1 Introduction For many years, services attracted most of the foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs). Recently, a distinctive type of business services, i.e., advanced business services (ABS), has become the focal point in FDI in the region. These services are also described as knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS). ABS include business process outsourcing (BPO), shared service centers (SSC), information technology (IT) outsourcing (ITO), and research and development (R&D) centers. The first investments of

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Donny Tang

References Altomonte C. and Guagliano C. (2003), Comparative Study of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean , ‘Economic Systems’, vol. 27(2), pp. 223–246. Bevan A. and Estrin S. (2004), The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment into European Transition Economies , ‘Journal of Comparative Economics’, vol. 32(4), pp. 775–787. Bellak C., Leibrecht M. and Riedl A. (2008), Labour Costs and FDI Flows into Central and Eastern European Countries: A Survey of the Literature and Empirical Evidence , ‘Structural Change and Economic

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Janina Witkowska

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Mico Apostolov

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Magdalena Jasiniak

References Act as of 19 November 1999. Prawo działalności gospodarczej (Business Activity Act). Journal of Law 1999.101.1178. Act as of 2 July 2004 o swobodzie działalności gospodarczej (Freedom of Business Activity), Journal of Law 2004.173.1807 as amended. Cywiński, Ł., Harasym, R. (2014). Economic Regime and Foreign Direct Investment in Ukraine. Financial Internet Quarterly “e- Finanse” 10(2), 1-20. Hunter, R. J., Leo V. R. (2013). Foreign Direct Investment 2013-2014: Destination Poland? An

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Janina Witkowska

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Agnieszka Drzymała

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