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The case for a framework agreement on investment

Hufbauer, Gary; Stephenson, Sherry

Looking at a rear-view mirror, skeptics assert that efforts to create a plurilateral Investment Framework Agreement (IFA) are doomed. We argue that conditions on the ground have changed: in the 2010s, unlike the 1990s, many countries would welcome an IFA under WTO auspices.

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Academic Units
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Series
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 116
Published Here
March 14, 2014

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A Chinese version of this paper is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8J67F03.

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