International business and economic literature counts Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as one of the most essential components of the globalization process. This research book consists of two parts and presents evidence of the impact of foreign direct investment on the U.S. economy and the economy of Central and Eastern Europe. Foreign direct investment plays an extraordinary and growing role in the global markets and represents an integral part of the U.S. economy. It played an essential role during the transformation process of Central and Eastern Europe from central planning to a market oriented economy.
The scholarly papers presented in this book provide an ideal resource for professors, lecturers and teachers looking for current research readings for their students regarding the impact of foreign direct investments in the United States and Central and Eastern Europe. It is also valuable for organizations who want a closer view of current information in the areas of FDI covered in this book.