The Political Economy of a Bilateral Investment Treaty

  • Vandevelde K
  • 2


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 57


    Citations of this article.


An astonishing increase in the number of bilateral investment treaties concluded during the 1990s appears to signal the emergence of a liberal international investment regime. The author argues, however, that these treaties are best understood as economic nationalist rather than liberal instruments. He concludes with a summary of proposed modifications to the treaties that would render them more genuinely liberal.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document


  • Kenneth J. Vandevelde

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free