Journal Article

More Stringent BITs, Less Ambiguous Effects on FDI? Not a Bit!

Economics Letters, 112(3): 270-272

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.

Authors

Axel Berger
Matthias Busse
Peter Nunnenkamp
Martin Roy

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Publication Date
JEL Classification
F21, F23, K33
DOI
10.1016/j.econlet.2011.05.026