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(Revised November 1997)
Background and Agreements on Foreign Direct Investment
A brief history of foreign direct investment (FDI) is explored, emphasizing conflicts, developments in the legal framework governing FDI, and international agreements and nonbinding principles formulated to resolve disputes brought in by FDI. Propositions provide a context from which core issues may be discussed by the students.
Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment;
Agreements and Arrangements;