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Politics of foreign direct investment in Australia, 1960-96

Pokarier, Christopher James


Foreign direct investment has played an important role in the Australian economy yet despite frequent public controversy there is still no general study of the politics of inward FDI in Australia. This thesis seeks to explain why Australia turned away from a long-established 'open door' policy towards FDI in the late 1960s only to liberalise policy again from the mid-1980s and why policy openness varied across sectors. In doing so the thesis tests the explanatory power of both private and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778436dc662


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