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Contents List of Tables Acknowledgements Romanization and Reference System Introduction and theoretical framework Globalization and foreign direct investment: The theoretical perspective Economic globalization Economic globalization and foreign direct investment Cultural globalization Hybrid globalization 1 Korea and inward foreign direct investment 1962-1992 The theoretical debate Korea and ?expansive globalization? Korea and inward foreign direct investment: The early years (1962- 1969) Korea and inward foreign direct investment: The shift to heavy and chemical industries (1970-1983) Korea and inward foreign direct investment: Liberalization and deregulation 1984-1992) Conclusions 2 Globalization in the Kim Young-sam Era: Segyehwa and Inward Foreign Direct Investment (1993-1997) Kim Young-sam and Segyehwa Segyehwa and Korean inward foreign direct investment (1993-1997) Korean inward foreign direct investment in the pre-crisis era (1962- 1997) Conclusions 3 The 1997 Financial Crisis and the ?IMF Era?: Segyehwa in Transition The search for a scapegoat The end of the developmental state? Reform in post-crisis Korea Reform and the role of the government Conclusions 4 Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Crisis Korea I (1998-2002) A new strategy for IFDI promotion Trends in post-crisis inward foreign direct investment Barriers and hindrances to post-crisis inward investment: Economic factors Barriers and hindrances to post-crisis inward investment: The business and investment environment Conclusions 5 Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Crisis Korea II (2003-2006) The debate on IFDI policy and strategy A new national investment promotion agency: Invest Korea IFDI performance under the Roh Moo-hyun administration Barriers to investment: The investors? perspective Conclusions 6 The Republic of Korea, the European Union and the European Free Trade Area (1962-2006) Korea and the European Union Korea-EU Trade Korea and the European Free Trade Association European investment in pre-crisis Korea (1962-1997) European investment in post-crisis Korea (1997-2006) Conclusions 7 Case Study: European Investors in Post-Crisis Korea Korea?s competitive advantages The domestic market Human resources The IT environment Strategic location Barriers to inward foreign direct investment: Mismatches and disconnections Implementation of policy and regulations The labour market Human resources Anti-foreign capital sentiment Korea?s image overseas Attitudes towards globalization Korea?s business and investment environment: Suggestions for change Education The regulatory environment Korea?s image overseas Conclusions 8 Conclusions Notes Appendix Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Investments, Foreign -- Korea (South).
Investments, European -- Korea (South).
Korea (South) -- Foreign economic relations.
Korea (South) -- Economic conditions.
Korea (South) -- Civilization.