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Introduction

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter discusses the shift from politicized confrontations like the imbroglio of 1900 to legalized disputes like the more orderly affair of 2007. It advances four basic findings. ... More


Protecting Capital: Independent Regulators and Super Courts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the creation of new independent regulatory agencies and signing of thousands of bilateral investment treaties during the era of liberalization. This was another massive ... More


The Shift Toward the Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise Structure

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details how and why China’s interest in greater openness to trade and to new investment vehicles became more closely aligned with international norms and institutional designs. In ... More


Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Louis T. Wells and Rafiq Ahmed

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the 1990s, inexperienced firms from rich countries jumped directly into huge projects in some of the world's least developed countries. Their investments reflected almost unbridled enthusiasm for ... More


Equity and Equitable Considerations in Treaties

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how equitable notions included in treaties should be construed. While in the law of the sea treaties equity is understood as reflecting general international law, the ‘fair and ... More


Investment Tribunals and Human Rights: Divergent Paths

Moshe Hirsch

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter identifies common traits as well as basically different characteristics of international human rights and investment laws. Developments in both spheres reflect fundamental structural ... More


Capital Transfer Restrictions under Modern Investment Treaties

Abba Kolo and Thomas Wälde

in Standards of Investment Protection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199547432
eISBN:
9780191701467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547432.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the restrictions on capital transfer in modern investment treaties. It suggests that capital transfer restrictions have been used as a means of regulating foreign investment, ... More


Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

Eduardo Borensztein and Prakash Loungani

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares trends in financial integration within Asia with those in industrialized countries and other regional groups. Declines in cross-country dispersion in equity returns and interest ... More


China’s Opening and Institutional Change

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes the development of China’s changing orientation to globalization and its concomitant evolving interests. It specifically analyzes shifts in interests and policy expressions ... More


Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Since opening to foreign investment in 1979, China has emerged as the leading investment site for multinational corporations. This book looks beyond the macroeconomic effects of China’s investment ... More


Conclusions

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The most pertinent findings of this book are drawn together with a view to providing some final observations on the role of the EU as an international actor in the field of international law and ... More


Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the ... More


The Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services: Scope and Obligations

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter reviews the principle obligations of multilateral treaties. It first provides an overview on a proposed Multilateral Agreement on Investment in Services (MAIS). It then outlines the ... More


Should We Fear Capital Flows?

René M. Stulz

in International Financial Markets: The Challenge of Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032146
eISBN:
9780226032153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032153.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of capital flows for the international financial market. It explains the benefits of capital mobility which include reduction of the cost of ... More


Law Guanxi: Chinese Law Goes International and Foreign Investors Go Local

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter demonstrates how both international organizations and foreign states define international legal norms for adoption by states at the macro level and how foreign investors and foreign law ... More


“Remade in China”: Foreign Investors and Chinese Actors Negotiate Institutional Change

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter addresses the issue of economic engagement and China’s evolving relationship to international institutions. The study of China’s state-guided globalization directs the attention to a key ... More


Introduction: China and Globalization

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The opening of China with foreign investment, trade, and culture in 1979 produced dismay among Chinese leaders and citizens. Many Chinese citizens and leaders expressed concern about a return to ... More


Do the Emerging Market Risk Indicators Work?

G. Andrew Karolyi

in Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the validity of the new emerging market risk indicators. by discussing the home-bias and foreign-bias puzzles, two phenomena that have dogged researchers for decades. Two simple ... More


General Introduction

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

in Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter discusses the motivations, terminology used, and method and plan of the present study. The study is dedicated to an analysis of the law (or lex causae) applied to the merits ... More


The Diffusion of Pay-for-Performance Institutions

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter addresses the dynamic interaction between micro-level institutional change and macro-level reforms of labor institutions, emphasizing on the compensation institutions. It moves beyond ... More


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