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Volume 2, Issue 1, Pp 32-41, 2024

DOI: 10.61784/wms240182


YiXiao Cheng


Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC 20001, the United States of America. 

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YiXiao Cheng


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) plays a pivotal role in stimulating economic growth and development in developing countries, such as Ethiopia. This study explored the impact of FDI on the economic development of Ethiopia by analyzing the relationship between FDI inflows and key economic indicators including gross domestic product (GDP) growth, employment, poverty reduction, technological advancement, and health conditions. This study employed a VAR model to collect quantitative data from secondary sources such as the World Bank and Ethiopian Investment Commission, as well as qualitative data from experts in key sectors in the country to analyze the research problem. Additionally, this study conducted case studies of various sectors in Ethiopia to provide examples of successful FDI attraction and lessons learned.


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI); Productivity and technology; Ethiopia; Economic growth


Yixiao Cheng. Impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on economic development in Ethiopia. World Journal of Management Science. 2024, 2(1): 32-41. DOI: 10.61784/wms240182.


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