All pages with keywords: FDI

The impacts of energy prices on industrial foreign investment location: evidence from global firm level data

a working paper by Aurélien Saussay, Misato Sato 11 December, 2018

The results of this paper show that upon deciding to invest, firms are attracted to regions that have lower energy prices. This supports arguments for better targeting leakage prevention measures to complement carbon pricing for energy-intensive industrial activities. read more »


Energy savings through foreign acquisitions? Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

Energy savings through foreign acquisitions? Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Inessa Love, Beata Javorcik 18 January, 2018

Using data from Indonesia, this study concludes that FDI can serve as a channel for international transfer of environmentally-friendly technologies and practices, thus directly contributing to environmental progress. read more »


Intellectual property rights protection and the international transfer of low-carbon technologies

Intellectual property rights protection and the international transfer of low-carbon technologies

a working paper by Damien Dussaux, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant 16 January, 2018

This study provides empirical evidence of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) on low-carbon technology transfer in OECD and non-OECD countries. read more »