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What is the main difference between FDI and short run capital inflows/outflows?

What is the main difference between FDI and short run capital inflows/outflows? I feel like both are quite similar in their nature but I don't understand the distinction between the two fully. Many ...
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Gap between BOP and macroeconomic terminologies (In my opinion)

I have not studied BOP well, but as far as i can understand, there is a mismatch between BOP and macroeconomics terminologies. In BOP we say that capital outflow (inflow) occures when finacial account ...
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Does free capital mobility invalidate the basic comparative advantage argument for free trade in goods?

In Herman Daly's article "Economics for a Full World", Daly states that international trade must be regulated because free capital mobility would invalidate the principle of comparative advantage (...
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Good book on capital flows?

Are there any good textbooks/books for capital flows? I have found some from searching online, but they are a bit older: International Capital Flows by Feldstein in 1999 Capital Flows and Crises by ...
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Capital mobility across industries and equalization of profit rates

What are some restrictions to the competitive restoration of proportionality across industries in regards to capital mobility? What is generally impeding the free flow of capital from less profitable ...