Edmira Cakrani – Canadian Institute of Technology, Rruga “Xhanfize Keko” Nr. 12, Tirana, Albania

Dimitrios A. Karras – Canadian Institute of Technology, Rruga “Xhanfize Keko” Nr. 12, Tirana, Albania

Gjergji Shqau – University ”Aleksander Xhuvani”, Ismail Zyma Street, Elbasan, Albania

Keywords:                    Sustainable Development
Foreign Direct Investment;

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.S.P.2023.43

Abstract: Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by countries in 2016, as a way to fight poverty, protect the planet and ensure sustainable de­velopment, while Foreign Direct Investments are inflows of investments that are very important for host countries, especially those in development. They enable the transfer of technology, create new jobs, provide inflows of foreign currency, etc. Their impact on the economic development of the host coun­tries is very large and can also affect the realization of the SDGs.

The purpose of this article is to analyze the impact of FDI on some SDGs in Al­bania. For this purpose, the ARDL model with data for the period 1999-2021 will be used. There are relatively few studies that have analyzed this relation­ship, and this article completes the existing literature on this topic. The results of the study can help in the design of policies regarding FDI that enhance rather than compromise the fulfillment of the SDGs.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Selected Papers: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Selected Papers published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

ERAZ Conference 2023 Selected Papers: ISBN 978-86-80194-73-8, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.S.P.2023

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Cakrani E., Karras, D. A., & Shqau, G. (2023). Sustainable Development Goals and FDI – Case of Albania. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Selected Papers (pp. 43-50). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.S.P.2023.43


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