2019, Volume 72 - Issue 4
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Publication date: 04 November 2019
THE SUPPLY CHAIN ECONOMY: HOW FAR DOES IT SPREAD IN SPACE AND TIME?Read the article
DISSECTING THE INPUT-OUTPUT STRUCTURE OF THE GREEK ECONOMY 2005-2010Read the article
TESTING FOR FINANCIAL MARKET INTEGRATION OF THE UAE MARKET WITH THE GLOBAL MARKETRead the article
DOES CORRUPTION HAMPER INWARD FDI IN SOUTH AFRICA FROM OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES? A GRAVITY MODEL ANALYSISRead the article
Teboho Jeremiah MOSIKARI, Department of Economics, North West University, South Africa
Joel H. EITA, School of Economics, College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
T. Confidence NTHEBE, Department of Economics, North-West University, South Africa
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between corruption and FDI inflows from other African countries to South Africa. The study uses gravity model and employs panel data econometric technique such as pooled, fixed and random effects model. The results indicate that there is a significant negative relationship between South African corruption and FDI inflows from other African countries to South Africa. This implies that policy makers in South Africa should implement measures to curb corruption. This will help in attracting FDI inflows from other African countries and encourage the creation of job opportunities.
B40, C10, F02, F14
Corruption, FDI Inflows, Panel Gravity Model
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