Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Tidiane Kinda
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 27 January 2014
Keywords: Investment climate, Non-resource-based FDI, horizontal FDI, vertical FDI, firm-level data, fdi, foreign ownership, tax incentives, foreign capital, sub-Saharan Africa.,
Using manufacturing and services firm-level data for 30 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, this paper shows that taxation is not a significant driver for the location of foreign firms in SSA, while other investme...