Victor Z. Chen
Assistant Professor of International Business
Dr. Victor Z. Chen is an Assistant Professor of International Business at University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Fellow and EMGP Global Coordinator at the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, a joint center of Columbia Law School and The Earth Institute at Columbia University. In addition to academia, he was active in both the international economic and commercial arenas. He served as an economic officer at the coordination office of the Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI) at Government of Canada in 2010-11, where his role included supporting Minster Stockwell Day’s Asian business missions, in 2008-09, a Research Fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and in 2006-07, a founding partner of an Ottawa-based foreign investment policy consulting company. He co-founded the Transnational Corporations Review, a modern journal jointly advised by such leading scholars as late Dr. Elinor Ostrom, 2009 Nobel laureate in economic sciences, and Dr. Karl Sauvant. He received a PhD in Strategy and International Business from Simon Fraser University, where his dissertation was a best paper finalist at 2012 Academy of International Business Meeting at Washington DC. He has completed all three exams of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and his research has been widely quoted by such major public media as Globe and Mail, Business News Network (BNN), Vancouver Sun, and Singtao Daily among others.
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NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
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When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
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