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Foreign direct investment and human development : the law and economics of international investment agreements / edited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan Swinnen and Jan Wouters.

Contributor(s): Schutter, Olivier de | Swinnen, Johan F. M, 1962- | Wouters, Jan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: K3830 .F674 2013Publication: New York : Routledge, 2013Description: x, 347 p.ISBN: 9780415535472 (hardback); 9780415535489 (pbk.).Subject(s): Investments, Foreign -- Law and legislation | Law and economic development | Investments, Foreign (International law) | Investments, Foreign -- Economic aspects
Contents:
International investment law : the perpetual search for consensus / Jan Wouters, Sanderijn Duquet and Nicolas Hachez -- Foreign direct investment as an engine for economic growth and human development : a review of the arguments and empirical evidence / Liesbeth Colen, Miet Maertens and Johan Swinnen -- Determinants of foreign direct investment flows to developing countries : the role of international investment agreements / Liesbeth Colen, Miet Maertens and Johan Swinnen -- What type of foreign direct investment is attracted by bilateral investment treaties? / Liesbeth Colen and Andrea Guariso -- The host state : improving the monitoring of international invesment agreements at the national level / Olivier De Schutter -- Risk managers or risk promoters? The impacts of export credit and investment insurance agencies on human development and human rights / Matthias Sant'Ana -- Improving the framework of negotiations on international investment agreements / Philip De Man and Jan Wouters -- The role of development banks : the European investment bank's substantive and procedural accountability principles with regard to human rights, social and environmental concerns / Nicolas Hachez and Jan Wouters.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

International investment law : the perpetual search for consensus / Jan Wouters, Sanderijn Duquet and Nicolas Hachez -- Foreign direct investment as an engine for economic growth and human development : a review of the arguments and empirical evidence / Liesbeth Colen, Miet Maertens and Johan Swinnen -- Determinants of foreign direct investment flows to developing countries : the role of international investment agreements / Liesbeth Colen, Miet Maertens and Johan Swinnen -- What type of foreign direct investment is attracted by bilateral investment treaties? / Liesbeth Colen and Andrea Guariso -- The host state : improving the monitoring of international invesment agreements at the national level / Olivier De Schutter -- Risk managers or risk promoters? The impacts of export credit and investment insurance agencies on human development and human rights / Matthias Sant'Ana -- Improving the framework of negotiations on international investment agreements / Philip De Man and Jan Wouters -- The role of development banks : the European investment bank's substantive and procedural accountability principles with regard to human rights, social and environmental concerns / Nicolas Hachez and Jan Wouters.

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