The case for a framework agreement on investment

Gary Hufbauer, Sherry Stephenson, Columbia University. Vale Columbia Center On Sustainable International Investment
Looking at a rear-view mirror, skeptics assert that efforts to create a plurilateral Investment Framework Agreement (IFA) are doomed. We argue that conditions on the ground have changed: in the 2010s, unlike the 1990s, many countries would welcome an IFA under WTO auspices.
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