Alessia Amighini

Alessia Amighini is currently an Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Piemonte Orientale, an Adjoint Professor at the Catholic University of Milan, and Head of the China Programme at the Italian Institute of International Political Studies (ISPI). She formerly worked as economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and development. She has published in international peer-reviewed journals such as China Economic Review, World Development, The World Economy, International Economics, China and the World Economy, European Journal of Comparative Economics, Regional Studies, Seoul Journal of Economics, Frontiers of Economics in China. She has contributed to several international research projects sponsored by the Central Bank of Sweden, the Inter-American Development Bank and UNU-WIDER.

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    Driving domestic investment: FDI use and source matter

    More targeted manufacturing FDI could reinforce and raise domestic investment levels in developing economies. FDI and the developing world Foreign direct investment (FDI) is widely viewed as an important source of external financing for developing countries. The Monterrey Consensus of 2002 formalised this view by making FDI one of the six pillars of development finance,...

    13 Mar 2017 | Alessia Amighini, Margaret McMillan, Marco Sanfilippo