The WAIPA research analysis team frequently publishes papers and research results on our website, via Twitter and LinkedIn, newsflash and other venues. To learn more about WAIPA research, and more specifically the choice of areas, topics and priorities, have a look at the WAIPA Research Strategy Working Paper
Overview of Investment Promotion
“Overview of Investment promotion” reports the main findings from the WAIPA Annual Survey of 2018.
Key findings from the report include:
- Number of IPAs worldwide increased substantially from 1990. On average an IPA is 18 years old.
- 58% of IPAs have budget less than 5 million USD.
- More than half of IPAs (51%) target FDI from China and USA.
- The most targeted sectors by IPAs are Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Tourism
Read more http://www.waipa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Overview-of-Investment-Promotion_WAIPA_20194.pdf
The state of investment in OIC member countries and the role of Export Credit Agencies and Investment Promotion Agencies
“The state of investment in OIC member countries and the role of Export Credit Agencies and Investment Promotion Agencies” is the joint publication by ICIEC, SESRIC and WAIPA.
Publication provides comprehensive overview on the state of investment in OIC countries, their FDI potential, and importance of ECAs (Export Credit Agencies) and IPAs (Investment Promotion Agencies) for reaching their development agendas.
Read more: https://www.iciec.com/sites/default/files/Joint%20Publication%20between%20ICIEC%20SESRIC%20and%20WAIPA.pdf
WAIPA’s World Investment Conference Presentations
23rd World Investment Conference Presentations
World Bank Presentation
Invest Sharjah Presentation
Enterprise Greece Presentation
Invest in Mali Presentation
22nd World Investment Conference Presentations
Invest in GREAT Campaign Presentation
Invest in Istanbul Presentation
WAIPA & CNBC Research
21st World Investment Conference Presentations
APIP Guinee Presentation
East Marmara Development Agency MARKA Presentation
FIPA Bosnia Herzegovina Presentation
FIPA Tunisia Presentation
PAIZ Poland Presentation
Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Presentation
Uganda Invest Presentation
FDI, IPAs and SDGs
For more insights regarding the relation between FDI, IPAs, and SDGs, please find a selection of research papers by WAIPA and its Partners and Academics.
IPAs characteristics, their effectiveness and relation to FDI
Marketing a Country_FIAS_2000
The Effectiveness of IPAs at Attracting Foreign Direct Investment_2004
Evaluation of IPAs_UNCTAD_WAIPA_2008
Promotion of investment into infrastructure_UNCTAD_WAIPA_2008
Global Investment Promotion Benchmarking_World Bank_2009
Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows_ Harding and Javorcik_2011
Investment Promotion and FDI Inflows_Quality Matters_ Harding_Javorcik_2012
How Effective are IPAs_Evidence from China_Ni_Todo_Inui_2015
Mapping of Investment Promotion Agencies in OECD countries_OECD_ 2018
SDGs and sustainable FDI
Sustainable Development Impacts of Investment Incentives_iisd_2009
IPAs and Sustainable FDI_VALE Columbia Center_WAIPA_2010
Investment Incentives for Sustainable Development_The case of Lao PDR_iisd_2011
Investing in the SDGs_UNCTAD_2014
Sustainable Development and FDI_ WAVTEQ_2017
Towards an Indicative List of FDI Sustainable Characteristics_Karl P. Sauvant and Howard Mann_2017
Decent Work and Economic Growth