The relationship between Information and Communication Technology to Foreign Direct Investment in the MENA countries - An empirical study using the joint integration model for the period (2007-2017(-
CHEIKHI Malika, ABDELMALEK Lakhdar, SAIDI Amer Berrezoug
The research study aims to determine the relationship between information and communication technology and foreign direct investment in SOME countries in the MENA region during the period extending from 2007 to 2017 using by the panel data models. The obtained results indicate after processing and analyzing the data by the Eviews10 program show that there is a causal relationship between information and communication technology and foreign direct investment in the long term . This is what confirms the necessity to develop the means for information and communication technology in these countries if to be able to support the foreign direct investment, which is one of the most important factors for economic growth.