Data for 'The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration'



Underlying archival documents for the book 'The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration', which are available online in the Qualitative Data Repository, hosted by the Centre for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry, Syracuse University.

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The archival documents in these files support and illustrate conclusions drawn in the monograph, The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2018). The monograph's central research question is: what explains the rise of investor–state arbitration?

These documents primarily reflect conversations, meetings, and letters between national officials and international officials, between the years 1954 and 1994. Most documents are from four national archives: the German Federal Archives (Bundesarchiv Koblenz), the National Archives of the United Kingdom, the Swiss Federal Archives (Bundesarchiv Bern), and several archives of the United States government. Select documents are from the Institute of Contemporary History (Institut für Zeitgeschichte), from the National Archives of New Zealand, and from the World Bank Group Archives.
Date made availableMar 2018
PublisherQualitative Data Repository
Date of data productionMar 2018

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