Matthias Busse

Ruhr-University Bochum

Faculty of Management and Economics, GC 3/145

D-44780 Bochum, DE 44780

Germany

HWWI - Hamburg Institute of International Economics

Head of Research Programme World Economy

Heimhuder Str. 71

Hamburg, 20148

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Political Risk, Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 315
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Matthias Busse and Carsten Hefeker
Ruhr-University Bochum and HWWA Institute of International Economics
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Political risk, institutions, FDI, multinational corporations

China's Impact on Africa – The Role of Trade, FDI and Aid

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Apr 2014
Matthias Busse, Ceren Erdogan and Henning Mühlen
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum and University of Hohenheim
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China, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, FDI, Foreign Aid, Economic Growth, South-South Cooperation

China's Impact on Africa – The Role of Trade, FDI and Aid

Kyklos, Vol. 69, Issue 2, pp. 228-262, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Matthias Busse, Ceren Erdogan and Henning Mühlen
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum and University of Hohenheim
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The Characteristics and Determinants of FDI in Ghana

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Fabian Barthel, Matthias Busse and Robert Osei
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Ruhr-University Bochum and University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Enterprises, Ghana

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Democracy and FDI

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Matthias Busse
Ruhr-University Bochum
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FDI, Democracy, Political Rights, Civil Liberties

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Assessing the Impact of Acp/Eu Economic Partnership Agreement on West African Countries

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Matthias Busse and Harald Großmann
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) - World Economy
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Economic Partnership Agreements, EU, ECOWAS, Africa

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Trade, Environmental Regulations, and the World Trade Organization: New Empirical Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3361
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthias Busse
Ruhr-University Bochum
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Environmental Regulations, Trade, Comparative Advantage, WTO

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The Relationship Between Double Taxation Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment

TAX TREATIES: VIEWS FROM THE BRIDGE - BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN LAW AND ECONOMICS, pp. 3-18, M. Lang, P. Pistone, J. Schuch, C. Staringer, eds., Amsterdam: IBFD, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Western Australia Law School and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Regulations, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3882
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthias Busse and José Luis Groizard
Ruhr-University Bochum and University of the Balearic Islands
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Public Sector Regulation, Regulatory Regimes, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Economic Theory & Research, Foreign Direct Investment

The Impact of Double Taxation Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Large Dyadic Panel Data

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 366-377, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2010
Fabian Barthel, Matthias Busse and Eric Neumayer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Ruhr-University Bochum and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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The Impact of Double Taxation Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Large Dyadic Panel Data

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 366-377, July 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Fabian Barthel, Matthias Busse and Eric Neumayer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Ruhr-University Bochum and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Gender Discrimination and the International Division of Labour

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
Matthias Busse and Christian Spielmann
Ruhr-University Bochum and Independent
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Gender Discrimination, Trade, Comparative Advantage, FDI

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Do Labor Standards Affect Comparative Advantage? Evidence for Labor-Intensive Goods

CIES Discussion Paper No. 0142
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jan 2002
Matthias Busse
Ruhr-University Bochum
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Comparative Advantage, Trade, Labor Standards

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Trade and Economic Growth: A Re-Examination of the Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Matthias Busse and Jens Koeniger
Ruhr-University Bochum and Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Economics
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Openness, Trade, Growth

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Export Structure, FDI and Child Labour

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 May 2003
Matthias Busse and Sebastian Braun
Ruhr-University Bochum and Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW
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Child Labour, Economic Integration, Trade, FDI

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Trade Effects of the East African Community: Do We Need a Transitional Fund?

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Matthias Busse and Rasul Shams
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics
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Customs Union, EAC, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

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Assessing the Impact of Trade Liberalization: The Case of Jordan

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Matthias Busse and Steffen Groening
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI)
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Jordan, Trade Liberalisation, Free Trade Agreements, WTO Accession

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Gender Inequality and Trade

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Matthias Busse and Christian Spielmann
Ruhr-University Bochum and Independent
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Gender inequality, trade, comparative advantage

Gender Inequality and Trade

Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 362-379, August 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Matthias Busse and Christian Spielmann
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) - World Economy
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The Impact of Aid for Trade Facilitation on the Costs of Trading

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Matthias Busse, Ruth Hoekstra and Jens Koeniger
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Economics and Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Economics
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Trade Facilitation, Aid for Trade, Trade Costs

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Foreign Direct Investment and Exchange Rate Regimes

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Matthias Busse, Carsten Hefeker and Signe Nelgen
Ruhr-University Bochum, HWWA Institute of International Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Enterprises, Exchanges Rate Regimes

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FDI, Regulations and Growth

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Matthias Busse and José Luis Groizard
Ruhr-University Bochum and University of the Balearic Islands
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Multinationals, Spillovers, Institutions, Development

Structural Transformation and Its Relevance for Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
Matthias Busse, Ceren Erdogan and Henning Mühlen
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum and University of Hohenheim
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Sub-Saharan Africa, structural transformation, economic growth, growth regressions, dualistic approach

Structural Transformation and its Relevance for Economic Growth in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 33-53, 2019
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Matthias Busse, Ceren Erdogan and Henning Mühlen
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum and University of Hohenheim
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Institutional Quality and the Gains from Trade

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Axel Borrmann, Matthias Busse and Silke Neuhaus
Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA), Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)
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Trade, Income Levels, Institutional Quality, Regulations, Good Governance

Institutional Quality and the Gains from Trade

Kyklos, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 345-368, August 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Axel Borrmann, Matthias Busse and Silke Neuhaus
Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA), Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)
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The Resource Curse Revisited: Governance and Natural Resources

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Matthias Busse and Steffen Groening
Ruhr-University Bochum and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI)
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More Stringent BITs, Less Ambiguous Effects on FDI? Not a Bit!

Kiel Working Paper No. 1621
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2011
Axel Berger, Matthias Busse, Peter Nunnenkamp and Martin Roy
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Kiel and World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division
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Dispute Settlement, BITs, FDI Flows

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What Drives FDI from Non-Traditional Sources? A Comparative Analysis of the Determinants of Bilateral FDI Flows

Towers Watson Technical Paper No. 2100529
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Towers Watson, University of Kiel and Ruhr-University Bochum
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FDI flows, types of FDI, source-host country pairs, location choices, gravity-type models

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Do Trade and Investment Agreements Lead to More FDI? Accounting for Key Provisions Inside the Black Box

Kiel Working Paper No. 1647
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2011
Axel Berger, Matthias Busse, Peter Nunnenkamp and Martin Roy
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Kiel and World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division
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foreign direct investment, bilateral investment treaties, regional trade agreements, admission rules, investor-state dispute settlement

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Trade and Investment Effects of Forced Labour: An Empirical Assessment

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Feb 2003
Matthias Busse and Sebastian Braun
Ruhr-University Bochum and Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW
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Forced Labour, Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Cross-country Regression Framework

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Temporary Acceleration or Permanent Growth Take-Off? An Analysis of the Drivers of Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Matthias Busse, Ceren Erdogan and Henning Mühlen
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum and University of Hohenheim
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Sub-Saharan Africa; Economic Growth; Structural Transformation

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Does Africa Really Benefit from Trade?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
José Luis Groizard and Matthias Busse
University of the Balearic Islands and Ruhr-University Bochum
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Trade, Income Levels, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Between Two Poles: Matching Trade and Exchange Rate Regimes in Mercosur

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Matthias Busse, Carsten Hefeker and Georg Koopmann
Ruhr-University Bochum, HWWA Institute of International Economics and Hamburg Institute of International Economics
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Exchange Rate Regime, Currency Board, Latin America, Mercosur

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment, 2nd Edition

K. Sauvant and J. Reimer, eds., New York: Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2012
Number of pages: 282 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Karl P. Sauvant, Jennifer Reimer, Todd Allee, Ilan Alon, Alice H. Amsden, Tadahiro Asami, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Paul Barbour, Christian Bellak, Axel Berger, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Subrata Bhattacharjee, Harry G. Broadman, Elizabeth Broomfield, Gert Bruche, Matthias Busse, John A. Cantwell, Aleh Cherp, Lorenzo Cotula, Nandita Dasgupta, Kenneth Davies, Alexandre de Gramont, Armand Claude de Mestral, Kabir Duggal, Persephone Economou, John Evans, David N. Fagan, Mark Feldman, Hermann Ferré, Daniel M. Firger, Veljko Fotak, Susan D. Franck, Kevin P. Gallagher, Nilgun Gokgur, Kathryn Gordon, Jose Guimon, Thilo Hanemann, Torfinn Harding, Jean-François Hennart, Seev Hirsch, Wing (Xiaoying) Huo, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Nathan M. Jensen, Lise Johnson, Thomas Jost, George Kahale III, Kalman Kalotay, Laza Kekic, John M. Kline, Charles Kovacs, Jürgen Kurtz, Jo En Low, Miguel Pérez Ludeña, Edmund J. Malesky, Geraldine McAllister, William L. Megginson, Sophie Meunier-Aitsahalia, Michael Mortimore, Joel Moser, Michael D. Nolan, Peter Nunnenkamp, Terutomo Ozawa, Clint Peinhardt, Nicolás M. Perrone, Luke Eric Peterson, Mark Plotkin, Joachim Pohl, Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, Carlos Razo, Daniel Rosen, Martin Roy, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Premila Nazareth Satyanand, Manfred Schekulin, Stephan W. Schill, Francisco Colman Sercovich, Arjen HL Slangen, Roger Smeets, Hans Smit, M. Sornarajah, Frederic G. Sourgens, Jonathan Strauss, Kenneth P. Thomas, Margo Thomas, Perrine Toledano, Julien Topal, Anne van Aaken, Gus Van Harten, Daniel Villar, Sandy Walker, Mira Wilkins, Jason W. Yackee and Chen Zhao
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Independent, Independent, University of Agder - School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Independent, University of Michigan Law School, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), University of Groningen, Heenan Blaikie LLP, World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Ruhr-University Bochum, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Central European University, Independent, Independent, Columbia University, Independent, McGill University - Faculty of Law, Independent, World Bank Group, Independent, Independent, Peking University School of Transnational Law, Independent, Columbia Center for Climate Change Law, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, American University - Washington College of Law, Boston University, Independent, Investment Division, OECD, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management, Independent, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Independent, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Melbourne - Law School, Independent, Independent, Duke University, Political Science, Columbia University, University of Oklahoma, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Independent, Independent, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, University of Kiel, East-West Center, University of Texas at Dallas, Durham Law School, Independent, Independent, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, University College London, United Nations, Independent, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division, Bocconi University - Department of Law, Independent, Government of the Republic of Austria - Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, University of Amsterdam, Independent, University of Amsterdam Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business, Columbia University - Law School, National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law, Washburn University - School of Law, Independent, University of Missouri at Saint Louis, Independent, Columbia University - Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, European University Institute - Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), University of Hamburg, Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Columbia Business School - Economics Department, Independent, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Law School and Independent
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The Effectiveness of Aid in Improving Regulations – An Empirical Assessment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Matthias Busse, Ruth Hoekstra and Robert Osei
Ruhr-University Bochum, Ruhr Universität Bochum - Faculty of Economics and University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
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Foreign Aid, Governance, Business Regulations, Economic Freedom

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The Institutional Challenge of the ACP/EU Economic Partnership Agreements

Development Policy Review, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 403-416, July 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jun 2007
Axel Borrmann and Matthias Busse
Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA) and Ruhr-University Bochum
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Transnational Corporations and Repression of Political Rights and Civil Liberties: An Empirical Analysis

Kyklos, Vol. 57, pp. 45-65, February 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Matthias Busse
Ruhr-University Bochum
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Private Sector Development and Governance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Independent, Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and University Witten/Herdecke
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Institutions, Regulations, Private Sector, Trade, FDI

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Technology Trade in Economic Development

World Economy, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 569-592, April 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2008
Matthias Busse and José Luis Groizard
Ruhr-University Bochum and University of the Balearic Islands
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Attracting FDI Through BITs and RTAs: Does Treaty Content Matter?

Columbia FDI Perspectives No. 75
Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Axel Berger, Matthias Busse, Peter Nunnenkamp and Martin Roy
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Ruhr-University Bochum, University of Kiel and World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division

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foreign direct investment, bilateral investment treaties, regional trade agreements, admission rules, investor-state dispute settlement