Stay at EEGA: March – May 2021
Research project: FDI&ODI dynamics and policy changes in the Eurasian Economic Union under the global and regional challenges
Alena Petrushkevich is an associate professor in international economics and international business, lecturing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her area of research includes foreign direct investments, TNCs and MNEs, investment policy, sustainable economic development, and economies in transition. Alena holds a PhD degree from Belarus State Economic University. She has almost completed her post-doctorate studies on international direct investment. Alena has been a leader and a participant of many research projects on investment policy, FDI, international trade and specialization, regional integration, manufacturing policy, sponsored by private, governmental and intergovernmental organisations (including UNCTAD, ITC). She is the author of more than 150 research and teaching publications, including among others published in Germany, India, Italy, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Moldova, and Kazakhstan. Alena is a member of several teaching and professional bodies in Belarus.
The research project at EEGA: FDI&ODI dynamics and policy changes in the Eurasian Economic Union under the global and regional challenges
The aim of the study is to figure out the features that have dominated in involvement of the countries, which are members of Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), in the international production at global and regional levels via FDI in the last decade. The research implies the identification of the specific factors influenced the geographical and industrial structure of FDI&ODI flows and stocks in EEU. The critical changes in the structure of FDI policies as well as ODI policies (in cases of Russian Federation and Kazakhstan) are to be explored in order to find the ways of their interactions with the global trends. The research seeks to find economic FDI-determinants and prospective industries (identified on the bases of revealed comparative advantages) in Belarus for FDI from selected EU countries in terms of favourable institutional environment.