Expanding foreign investment in the energy sector: Challenges and risks for Bangladesh?
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Original versionBergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 13 no. 4) 4 p.
Our recent research indicates that increased corruption brings increased foreign direct investment (FDI) in the extractive industries. Moreover, corruption has no effect on FDI in the energy provision industries. This brief focuses on the lessons Bangladesh can draw from these findings in meeting future energy needs. Bangladesh needs to expand its access to energy and depends on foreign investment. This brief explores some of the challenges and risks.