Monthly Archives: March 2013

Is a China-US BIT enough?

There has been an interesting discussion lately about a China-US bilateral investment treaty (BIT) and its multilateral implications in the Columbia FDI Perspectives.  Karl Sauvant and Chen Huiping argue that More generally, a China-US BIT would provide a solution to the challenge of balancing the interests of a given country in its capacity as a […]

The transatlantic free trade agreement: think of the consequences!

By Axel Berger and Clara Brandi On 13 February 2013 the EU and USA announced that they would begin negotiating a transatlantic free trade agreement. This Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would account for around one third of world trade and be the world’s largest free trade agreement. When the new US Secretary of State, […]

Welcome to my new blog

In my blog I will regularly write about my research and views on issues of international trade, investment and development. I would be pleased if you join the discussion by commenting on recent posts. I am researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) one of the leading research institutions and […]