Foreign Direct Investment and Migration to the Persian Gulf

Hunt, Paul (2019) Foreign Direct Investment and Migration to the Persian Gulf. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Joshua Hendrickson from Economics, University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

This thesis studies the effect of foreign investment policy in the Gulf Cooperation Council member nations on labor migration to the Persian Gulf. The study uses a difference in differences regression to estimate coefficients for financial liberalization, special economic zones, and foreign direct investment on total immigrant stocks. The regression analysis finds a weakly negative association between special economic zones and immigration, and no significant effect of foreign investment.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Hunt, Paul
Student's Degree Program(s): B.A. in International Studies
Thesis Advisor: Joshua Hendrickson
Thesis Advisor's Department: Economics
Institution: University of Mississippi
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Depositing User: Paul Hunt
Date Deposited: 20 May 2019 16:21
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 16:21
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/1586

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