Working papers, Department of Economics, WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)
Economic Impact of Investment Agreements
Abstract: Based on a thorough analysis of theoretical arguments,
this meta-analysis does not find a genuine empirical effect of Bilateral
Investment Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment after correcting for
publication selection bias.
Keywords: bilateral investment treaty (BIT), foreign direct investment (FDI), policy evaluation; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: C83; (Survey; Methods,; Sampling; Methods),; K33; (International; Law),; F21; (International; Investment,; Long-term; Capital; Movements); (follow links to similar papers)
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