All articles by Fred Olayele

Fred Olayele

Dr Fred Olayele is a senior partner with the Economic Innovation Practice Group, a boutique economic development advisory firm. He has published extensively on trade policy, innovation, FDI and inclusive development. An economist, professor, and public policy executive, he has consulted widely and advised many public, private and development institutions in Canada, the US and internationally.

Welfare loss and incentives-based FDI competition

Just how effective are incentives when it comes to attracting FDI and what downsides are associated with this form of investment attraction?