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Call for Papers: Post Covid-19 and Global FDI Inflows and Outflows in Emerging Economies

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a double-edged sword as it cuts both ways. It contributes and promotes development of an economy. On the other side, it generates flight of capital, which in turn affects the development of a host country. But FDI has been accepted as a lesser evil among all available options and become the most vital and strong vehicle for accelerating growth of the world economy in general, and developing and emerging economies.

Why Special Issue?

Hence, the issue will look into the possibilities of changing pattern of global FDI in emerging economies due to persisting COVID-19. Therefore, the world would witness the impact, consequences, and implications of the pandemic. Therefore; there is a need for examining the changes in the growth and pattern of global FDI in the present century especially after the emergence of COVID-19.

Tentative Topics:

Authors are requested to consult submission guidelines given at the home page of FBJ and the papers may be submitted online at Editorial Manager of FBJ.

The major thrust should be on the following issues:

Emergence of COVID-19 and Its impact and implication to global world and emerging countries FDI inflows and outflows;

Factors governing and affecting FDI inflows and outflows after the COVID-19;

Post Pandemic Promotion of trade and investment relations among the emerging countries;

Availability of incentives from the host countries to foreign investors after Pandemic.

COVID-19 and Intensified competition for FDI inflows in developing and emerging economies.

Post pandemic regional pattern of FDI inflows and outflows.

FDI and economic growth, including industrial development with persisting pandemic;

Emerging issues and challenges for emerging economies for FDI inflows and outflows due to COVID-19.;

Papers should be between 8000 and 10,000 words

Time Line for Papers:

The deadline for submission of papers will be 31st March 2022.

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Badar Alam Iqbal (Adjunct Professor of Economics and Finance; Monarch Business School; Switzerland)


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About the Society

Future Business Journal is the official journal of the Future University in Egypt (FUE) that provides a comprehensive and high-quality education to prepare its graduates to be future leaders. It is one of the most promising private universities in Egypt. The FUE campus is conveniently located in the heart of New Cairo.

Aims and scope

Future Business Journal (FBUJ) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing theoretical and empirical research papers covering the major aspects of management, accounting, economics, management information systems and finance. The journal's emphasis is on theoretical developments and their implementation, empirical, applied, and policy-oriented research. The journal's purpose is to improve communications between, and within, the academic and other research communities, policymakers and operational decision makers. Future Business Journal fills a unique niche among business publications of its type by publishing articles that strike a balance between the practical and the academic fields, recognizing the intricate relationships between many areas of business activities. FBUJ is represented by a diverse and international Editorial Board comprising of individuals from reputable institutions.

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