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More stringent BITs, less ambiguous effects on FDI? Not a bit!

Axel Berger, Matthias Busse, Peter Nunnenkamp and Martin Roy

Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 112, issue 3, 270-272

Abstract: We 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.

Keywords: Dispute; settlement; BIT; FDI; flows (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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