مجلة الباحث
Volume 17, Numéro 17, Pages 61-66

Econometric Study To Foreign Investments And Its Determinants In Arabic Countries (1980-2014)

Authors : Bengana Ismail . Taoussi Brahim . Bellal Boudjemaa .

Abstract

We aim from this study to determine the factors that have an impact on the direct foreign investment in different Arabic countries. The possibility of existence a long-term equilibrium relationship between them was checked. We concluded that there are a lot of affecting variables on direct foreign investment, but we chose only the important ones by using Cluster Analysis technique than we tested whether is there a relationship between them after we checked the stationary of their time series data which seem to be Auto-Regressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) type. Its degrees and border interval have been determined.

Keywords

Cluster Analysis, Auto-Regressive Distributed Lags, Direct Foreign Investment, Arabic countries.