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April 2016 - Dubai FDI launches first ever city FDI Monitor powered by WAVTEQ
The Dubai FDI Monitor utilizes WAVTEQ's state of the art "FDI Accounting" software tool, to track, qualify, and report on FDI into Dubai.
  Dubai FDI launches first ever city FDI Monitor powered by WAVTEQ


Jan 2016 - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment has published a paper by Dr Henry Loewendahl, CEO of WAVTEQ, on how economic development organizations (EDOs) should track and measure their performance in attracting FDI.
Follow the links below to access the file(s) associated with this paper.

  Columbia University FDI Perspective

  Download our full study on FDI accounting methods


Dec 2015 - WAVTEQ & fDi Intelligence UK FDI workshop Training materials
Follow the link below to access the file(s) associated with this training workshop.
Download the full training materials of the FT-WAVTEQ workshop conducted on December 9th, 2015.


Sep 2015 - Brazil Workshop Training Materials
Follow the link below to access the file(s) associated with this training workshop.
Download the full training materials of the FT-WAVTEQ workshop conducted on October 22-23, 2015.


October 2013 - Presentation on Taxes, Incentives and FDI at IEDC annual conference
Dr Henry Loewendahl, Founder & CEO of WAVTEQ, gave a presentation on "The Impact of Taxes and Incentives on the Inward Investment Performance of US States" at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference (6-9 October, 2013; Philadelphia, USA).

Incentives and Inward Investment (2013)


June 2013 - Hertfordshire publishes sector propositions developed by WAVTEQ
WAVTEQ developed the sector investment propositions and brochures for one of the leading regions in the UK.

Examples can be downloaded here:

The brochures can be downloaded here http://www.hertfordshirelep.com/invest/


May 2013 - Caribbean Export publishes FT/WAVTEQ investor perception study
Working with fDi Intelligence, WAVTEQ led an investor perception survey of the CARIFORUM region for Caribbean Export.

The study can be downloaded here:

CARIRFORUM Investor Perception Study 2013

The study can also be accessed at:
http://www.carib-export.com/.../Investor-Perception-Survey-fro-CARIFORUM-Final-Report.pdf


April 2013 - Invest in Canada published sector propositions developed by WAVTEQ
WAVTEQ developed 18 sector value propositions and PDF brochures for Invest in Canada, collaborating with fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Ltd.

Examples can be downloaded here..

The full suite of brochures can be seen at http://www.international.gc.ca/investors-investisseurs/sector-secteurs/industrial-industriels.aspx?lang=eng


February 2013 - Presentation "50 Shades of FDI" at EDCO annual conference, Canada
Representing fDi Intelligence, Dr Henry Loewendahl presented on 50 Shades of FDI with colleague Chris Knight at the largest economic development conference in Canada, EDCO, in February 2013.

50 Shades of FDI


July 2012 - DETI publishes FT/WAVTEQ study on the quality of FDI and impact of tax
The Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Investment (DETI) Northern Ireland published the Executive Summary of a 12 month study examining the quality of FDI, providing FDI forecasts, and modelling the impact of corporate tax on FDI.

Executive Summary - Improving the Quality of FDI (2012)

The study can also be accessed at:
http://www.detini.gov.uk/attracting_fdi_executive_summary.pdf


Columbia University - Handbook for promoting foreign direct investment 2010
Lead consultant for the first FDI handbook designed for cities. It is a comprehensive A-Z guide for 'how to do' investment promotion. Available in English and Spanish.

http://www.vcc.columbia.edu/books


UNCTAD - Framework for Investment Promotion 2003
The first study providing a practical framework for how governments should conduct investment promotion, used by investment promotion organizations worldwide.

http://r0.unctad.org/p166/reduit2004/module6/Loewendahl.pdf


Palgrave MacMillian - Bargaining with Multinationals 2001
Examines the relationship between MNCs, regional development, and government and recommends a framework to integrate endogenous and exogenous approaches to investment promotion and economic development

http://www.amazon.com/Bargaining-Multinationals-Investment-Siemens-North-East/dp/0333948130


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