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The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young


The multinational enterprise has been one of the foremost economic, political, and social influences in the world economy for many decades. As its role and influence have grown, so has the regime of institutions and rules concerning international investment from the proposal to create the ITO in the 1940s to the establishment of the WTO in the 1990s. Investment issues are now important items on the agenda of international economic policy-making and international business-government relations. This book provides a detailed analysis of the evolution of the international investment framework in t ... More

Keywords: multinational enterprise, international investment, ITO, WTO, business-government relations, technology, competition, economic development, GATT, OECD

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198293156
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas L. Brewer, author
Georgetown University
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Stephen Young, author
University of Strathclyde
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