More stringent BITs, less ambiguous effects on FDI? Not a bit!
AbstractWe show that the effectiveness of bilateral investment treaties in promoting FDI inflows remains elusive even when accounting for the strength of investor-state dispute settlement provisions contained in various, though far from all, BITs.
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Volume (Year): 112 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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- Axel Berger & Matthias Busse & Peter Nunnenkamp & Martin Roy, 2010. "More Stringent BITs, Less Ambiguous Effects on FDI? Not a Bit!," Kiel Working Papers 1621, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- K33 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - International Law
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