Max Planck Lecture Series

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 15:30

“The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime: What Do We Really Know?”

Dr Lauge Poulsen
(University College London)

Lauge Poulsen is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University College London. His research focuses on the theory and practise of economic diplomacy with a particular emphasis on foreign investment, dispute settlement, and international economic law.

Poulsen's first book “Bounded Rationality and Economic Diplomacy: The Politics of Investment Treaties in Developing Countries” won the International Studies Association's inaugural award for best book in International Political Economy. His second book “The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime” was published in July 2017 (co-authored).

Lauge Poulsen is Academic Advisor on Trade Policy to the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.


Max Planck Institute Luxembourg
Conference room, 4th floor
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L-2721 Luxembourg

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