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Bilateral Investment Treaties and Preferential Trade Agreements: Is a BIT Really Better Than a Lot?
Investment Treaty News Quarterly (2010)
  • Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, London School of Economics and Political Science
Abstract

The paper questions the claim that bilateral investment treaties provide a 'stepping stone' for developing country governments to enter into preferential trade agreements with developed countries.

Keywords
  • bilateral investment treaties,
  • free trade agreements
Publication Date
September, 2010
Citation Information
Lauge Skovgaard Poulsen, 'Bilateral Investment Treaties and Preferential Trade Agreements: Is a BIT Really Better Than a Lot?,' 1 Investment Treaty News Quarterly 1 (2010)