International Investment Law and Development
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International Investment Law and Development

Bridging the Gap

Edited by Stephan W. Schill, Christian J. Tams and Rainer Hofmann

Foreign investment is meant to contribute to the host country’s development, and yet international investment law has often been seen as an obstacle to (sustainable) development. So are investment and development friends or foes? Combining critical reflection and detailed analysis, this timely volume explores the relationship between the two concepts and explores options of harnessing investment for development.
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Chapter 4: Overcoming obstacles with opportunities: Trade and investment agreements for sustainable development

Markus W. Gehring and Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger

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JOBNAME: Schill PAGE: 1 SESS: 7 OUTPUT: Mon Nov 16 11:06:16 2015 4. Overcoming obstacles with opportunities: Trade and investment agreements for sustainable development Markus W. Gehring and Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger* I. INTRODUCTION ‘Sustaina...

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