Journal of Finance and Economics
ISSN (Print): 2328-7284 ISSN (Online): 2328-7276 Website: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/jfe Editor-in-chief: Suman Banerjee
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Special Issue "Multinational Capital Budgeting"

A special issue of Journal of Finance and Economics (ISSN 2328-7276).

Special Issue Editors

Chief Guest Editor

Dr. Fabio Pizzutilo
University of Bari – Dept. of Business and law studies
Email: fabio.pizzutilo@uniba.it

Special Issue Information

Capital budgeting for foreign direct investments carries complexities that do not affect the corporate decision process for domestic projects: exchange rate fluctuations, political and financial risk of the host country, cost of capital and optimal capital structure in an international setting, differences between project and parent company cash flows, foreign tax regulations, host government controls, etc.. This special issue is of interest in original high quality theoretical and empirical studies that give a relevant contribution to the existing literature on multinational capital budgeting subject by analyzing the relevant variables that affect the capital budgeting for foreign direct investments and by developing models aiming at handling the complexities associated with non domestic business.

Special Issue Topics

About the issue

The topics of this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Foreign direct investment under uncertainty;
  • Choice, timing and localization of foreign direct investments;
  • Foreign markets entry mode choices and exit decisions;
  • Corporate currency exposure and foreign direct investments ;
  • Management of the operating, transaction and translation exchange rate exposure;
  • Parent versus project perspective for the valuation of foreign direct investments;
  • Political risk (in all its forms) and multinational capital budgeting;
  • Valuing political risk for multinational enterprises;
  • Greenfield investments versus cross border merger and acquisitions;
  • Payment methods for cross border merger and acquisitions;
  • International joint ventures;
  • Agency costs and foreign direct investments;
  • Taxation complexities in the multinational capital budgeting context;
  • Real option approaches to multinational capital budgeting;
  • Analysis of multinational enterprises strategies through real options ;
  • Real options in multinational decision making;
  • Valuing the operating flexibility of multinational enterprises;
  • International capital asset pricing models;
  • Capital structure puzzle for multinational enterprises ;
  • Multinational capital budgeting for banks and other financial institutions;
  • Multinational capital budgeting for foreign direct investments in emerging countries;
  • Multinational capital budgeting for foreign direct investments in developed countries;
  • Multinational enterprises corporate risk management;
  • Assessing the impact of the recent financial crises on foreign direct investment and on the multinational capital budgeting process

Import Dates & Submit

Important dates

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: April 30, 2014
Final Version Due: May 31, 2014
Special Issue Publishing Date: July 2014

Submit your article now

If you would like to submit an article to this special issue, please send your submissions via email directly to our guest editor, Dr. Fabio Pizzutilo <fabio.pizzutilo@uniba.it>.

Published Papers (6 Papers)

Open AccessResearch Article
Income Distribution in Multinational Firms through Transfer Pricing
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 60-66. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-1
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting
Open AccessResearch Article
An After Tax Valuation of Debt Instruments
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 67-69. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-2
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting
Open AccessResearch Article
FDI Location Choices under Uncertainty: A Binomial Options-Based Approach
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 70-74. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-3
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting
Open AccessResearch Article
Political Regimes and FDI Inflows: Empirical Evidence from Upper Middle Income Countries
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 75-82. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-4
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting
Open AccessResearch Article
Relationship between Currency Depreciation and Trade Balance in India- An Econometric Study
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 83-89. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-5
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting
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Open AccessResearch Article
Multinational Banks and the Performance of Their Subsidiaries Abroad
Journal of Finance and Economics. 2014, 2(3), 90-100. DOI: 10.12691/jfe-2-3-6
Pub. Date: March 16, 2014
This article belongs to the Special Issue Multinational Capital Budgeting