A Database for Investigating Foreign Direct Investment

Research Project - Jennifer Pédussel Wu (Berlin School of Economics and Law),
Salmai Qari (Berlin School of Economics and Law), Clark Banach (The Free University of Berlin), Behzad Azarhoushang (Kassel University)
This version: October 2017


This short paper introduces a new database combining data on international trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and regional trade agreements. The bilateral data covers 1980-2010 and includes gravity model variables and is appropriate for empirical analysis in a wide variety of contexts.