StatusThe thesis was presented on the 30 November, 2016
Approved by NCAA on the 28 December, 2016
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Thesis structure: annotation, introduction, tree chapters, conclusions and recommendations, bibliography (190 de titles), 160 basic text pages, 31 tables, 20 figures and 8 annexes. Research results are published in 9 scientific papers. Key words. Foreign direct investments, transnational corporations, investmnt climate, competitiveness, investment attraction policies, industrial policies, workforce qualification, investment promotion.
Area of research: foreign direct investments, their importance for the economic development of the country and ways to increase its attractiveness for the sustainable development of the manufacturing industry, as a basic element to ensure economic growth and competitiveness of the country. Aim of the research and objectives. The aim of the research is to explore theoretical and practical aspects of the role of FDI in economic development of the country and to elaborate recommendations on polices and strategies to be used for the speeding-up of the modernisation of the economy and sustainable development of manufacturing industry.
Main objectives are: analisys of concepts and theories on FDI and their role in economic development; revealing of the role and strategies used by transnational corporations, as main FDI drivers and catalysts of globalization; tracking evolution and structure of FDI in the economy of the Republic of Moldova and its manufacturting industry, in order to identify deficiencies and existing potential; analisys of investment climate of Moldova, as a central element of investment attractiveness of the country and identification of ways to improve it; examination of international experience and practice in building up attractive factors for FDI attraction and active promotion of investment opportunities of the country; formulation of concrete solutions for increasing investment attractiveness of the Republic of Moldova; enphasizing the role of FEZ in attracting strategic investors in the manufacturing industry of Moldova.
Scientific novelty and originality: sistematization and synthesizing of concepts and theories on FDI and their role in economic development; sistematization and emphasizing of new worldwide tendencies in industrial policies for increasing FDI inflows; identification of modern tendencies in the evolution of foreign direct investments globally and regionally; highlighting the position of Moldova in the frame of regional competition for FDI; generalizing and synthesizing the new approaches in global policies and strategies for attracting FDI; identification and proposal of measures for improving the investment climate of the country, including through the creation of the association of employers from the manufacturing industry of Moldova and elaboration of the national programme for the economic development through reindustrialization; proposal, based on analysis and synthesis of worldwide experience, of solutions for increasing the investment attractiveness of the Republic of Moldova.
The importance of the scientific problem in the researched area relates to the evaluation of impact of politicies and strategies used internationally for the promotion of investment attractiveness of countries for more FDI inflows. The research demonstrated the benefic influence of FDI for the development of the of the manufacturing industry and revealed the potential for economic growth of Moldova, from the perspective of improving the investment climate of the country.
Theoretical significance and applicative value of the thesis is given primarily by the fact that it could serve as basis for the elaboration of public policies for increasing the investment attractiveness of the Republic of Moldova, including of concepts and modern approaches used in international practice by countries that sucsseeded in attracting FDI and transnational corporations, as main elements generating FDI worldwide. The thesis comes with concrete recommendations for the solutions and policies to be adopted by our country, to reduce the development and competitiveness gap towards other countries in the region with the help of FDI. At the macroeconomic level, the applied value of the thesis reside in concrete recommendations formulated for the improving of the investment clinate and elaboration of policies and strategies for FDI attraction. The results of the research can bt used for the refining of investment policies in Moldova and of the Strategy for foreign investment attraction.
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