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Making foreign investment safe : property rights and national sovereignty

Author: Louis T Wells; Rafiq Ahmad
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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The 1980s & 90s brought new protections to foreign investors in risky countries. Yet, the assurances failed to meet investors needs & imposed sometimes inordinate costs on poor countries. This text contains case histories which suggest reforms for international arbitration & official investment insurance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wells, Louis T.
Making foreign investment safe.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006003813
(OCoLC)63660640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis T Wells; Rafiq Ahmad
ISBN: 9780198042433 0198042434 0195310624 9780195310627
OCLC Number: 123415166
Description: 1 online resource (x, 378 pages) : illustrations
Contents: State take-over of infrastructure : 1967-1980 --
Indosat : foreign investment in a risky environment --
The Indosat deal --
Nationalization of Indosat --
The power of being needed --
Indosat : a successful state-owned firm --
Return of private ownership of infrastructure : electric power, 1990-1997 --
Back to private power --
Paiton's power : cost of poor preparation --
Paiton's power : a new contender --
Paiton's power : more home government support --
Evaluating Paiton I --
The new international property rights in action : 1997-2005 --
Paiton I : promises fail --
Paiton I : backing away from the new property rights --
Karaha Bodas Company : turning to arbitration --
CalEnergy : claiming official political risk insurance --
Enron : another kind of official insurance --
Nationality, corporate strategy, and the new property rights --
Revisiting privatization and the new international property rights system --
Reforming for development and profits.
Responsibility: Louis T. Wells, Rafiq Ahmed.
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