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The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

by |January 16th, 2012

Edited by José E. Alvarez and Karl P. Sauvant with Kamil Gérard Ahmed and Gabriela P. Vizcaíno (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). The transboundary flow of capital directed at establishing businesses is the engine of the world economy. Approximately 3000 bilateral and regional investment protection treaties worldwide govern this driver of economic globalization. As… read more

Reports of Overseas Private Investment Corporation Determinations

by |January 16th, 2012

Edited by Mark Kantor, Michael D. Nolan, and Karl P. Sauvant (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011). The only publication to include the complete collection of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) determinations including historical decisions which have not yet been published. This comprehensive two-volume work is a collection of determinations from OPIC, the US governmental… read more

MNEs from Emerging Markets: New Players in the World FDI Market

by |January 16th, 2012

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant, Vishwas P. Govitrikar and Ken Davies (New York: VCC, 2011). The rise of FDI from emerging markets has become a focus of attention since the turn of the century. Over the past few years, firms from these markets have become major investors abroad, complementing their home countries‘ traditional role as… read more

Inward and Outward FDI Country Profiles

by |January 16th, 2012

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant, Thomas Jost, Ken Davies, and Ana-Maria Poveda-Garces (New York: VCC, 2011).  This compilation contains a series of standardized country profiles of inward and outward foreign direct investment (FDI), peer-reviewed by a global network of experts. The publication is intended to contribute to the analysis of trends in foreign direct investment… read more

FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

by |January 16th, 2011

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant, Lisa Sachs, Ken Davies, Ruben Zandvliet (New York: VCC, 2011). The 30 chapters in this volume, written by diverse experts on international investment, cover a wide range of issues in this field. Their purpose is to inform readers in a concise manner about some of the important issues and trends… read more

The Rise of Indian Multinationals

by |January 15th, 2011

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant and Jaya Prakash Pradhan, with Ayesha Chatterjee and Brian Harley (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Hitherto inward-looking, Indian firms have evolved into global players over the past decade. The effects of their expanding overseas greenfield investments and acquisitions are being felt across all regions and sectors of the global market,… read more

Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Markets: The Challenges Ahead

by |January 14th, 2011

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant and Geraldine McAllister, with Wolfgang A. Maschek (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Foreign direct investment from emerging markets is an increasingly important phenomenon; firms from developed countries alone no longer undertake this activity. Foreign Direct Investments from Emerging Markets provides the latest scholarship on this subject from eminent contributors from… read more

Investing in the United States: Is the U.S. Ready for FDI From China?

by |January 13th, 2011

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010). The Vale Columbia Center partnered with the U.S. Chinese Services Group of Deloitte LLP to assess the readiness of the United States for foreign direct investment (FDI), and especially M&As, from China. This volume contains the results of the year-long study. It is also of great… read more

Handbook for Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Medium-size, Low-Budget Cities in Emerging Markets

by |January 13th, 2011

(New York: VCC and MCI, 2009). In November 2009, the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment and the Millennium Cities Initiative (MCI) released the Handbook for Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Medium-size, Low-Budget Cities in Emerging Markets. With foreign direct investment (FDI) flows declining worldwide by an estimated 40-50% this year (following a decline… read more

The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties and Investment Flows

by |January 12th, 2011

Edited by Karl P. Sauvant and Lisa E Sachs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). In recent years, the treaties and strategies promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) have changed dramatically. In particular, countries have liberalized their FDI laws and have entered into bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and double taxation treaties (DTTs) to attract such investment…. read more