Publication Date



FDI 101 is intended to serve as a primer on foreign direct investment for professionals working in the investments and development fields; a brief explanation of FDI, the value created by foreign subsidiaries as well as the impact such firms have on state economies, workforces, and communities. Fundamental concepts relating to identifying, capturing, and growing FDI are explored. Approaches for integrating FDI into one’s business development strategies are also proposed. The overview focuses on and speaks to the practitioner: professionals working to advance economic development at the state and local levels.

Document Type


Included in

Business Commons