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The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime, Paperback / softback Book

Paperback / softback

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Investment treaties are some of the most controversial but least understood instruments of global economic governance.

Public interest in international investment arbitration is growing and some developed and developing countries are beginning to revisit their investment treaty policies.

The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime synthesises and advances the growing literature on this subject by integrating legal, economic, and politicalperspectives.

Based on an analysis of the substantive and procedural rights conferred by investment treaties, it asks four basic questions.

What are the costs and benefits of investment treaties for investors, states, and other stakeholders?

Why did developed and developing countries sign the treaties?

Why shouldprivate arbitrators be allowed to review public regulations passed by states? And what is the relationship between the investment treaty regime and the broader regime complex that governs international investment?

Through a concise, but comprehensive, analysis, this book fills in some of the many "blind spots" of academics from different disciplines, and is the first port of call for lawyers, investors, policy-makers, and stakeholders trying to make sense of these critical instruments governing investor-state relations.

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