Attracting Portfolio Capital Inflows: National Political and Economic Attributes of Emerging Markets
Tarzi, Shah M., The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies
The general objective of this study is to discern and examine the role of macroeconomic government policies as well as the economic and financial attributes of host emerging market countries in shaping the destination of portfolio investments. The study identifies key "location advantages" that must exist in order to 'pull" portfolio investment. Further, it highlights public policy recommendations for attracting portfolio capital as a source of capital for developing countries.
This study finds a direct positive correlation between portfolio capital inflows and improvement in macroeconomic performance in the host economies. Countries in the emerging markets that were able to …
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Publication information: Article title: Attracting Portfolio Capital Inflows: National Political and Economic Attributes of Emerging Markets. Contributors: Tarzi, Shah M. - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies. Volume: 26. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2001. Page number: 461+. © Council for Social and Economic Studies Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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