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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Betz, Timm; Pond, Amy; Yin, Weiwen 
Title:
Investment agreements and the fragmentation of firms across countries 
Abstract:
We examine the global ownership structure of firms in the context of the investment regime. Investment agreements extend valuable privileges to firms invested abroad. But, these privileges only apply to firms whose assets are owned in a country that has signed an agreement with their host market; firms lack protections under investment agreements for many of their target markets. We argue that, by strategically locating subsidiaries in ‘transit’ countries, firms systematically expand their acce...    »
 
Dewey Decimal Classification:
300 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie; 320 Politikwissenschaft; 330 Wirtschaft; 340 Recht 
Journal title:
The Review of International Organizations 
Year:
2021 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
755-791 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Publisher:
Springer Science and Business Media LLC 
E-ISSN:
1559-74311559-744X 
Date of publication:
20.11.2020