iThe Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment (VCC) seeks to be aleader on issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the global economy, payingspecial attention to the sustainability dimension of this investment. It focuses on theanalysis and teaching of the implications of FDI for public policy and internationalinvestment law. Its objectives are to analyze important topical policy-oriented issuesrelated to FDI, develop and disseminate practical approaches and solutions, and providestudents with a challenging learning environment. For more information, pleasesee http://www.vcc.columbia.edu.The views expressed by the individual authors of the chapters in this eBook do notnecessarily reflect the opinions of Columbia University or its partners andsupporters. The
Columbia FDI Profiles
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Inward and Outward FDI Profiles
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