The Foreign Investment Debate: Opening Markets Abroad or Closing Markets at Home?

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Contents
Foreword Jerry R. Junkinsix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Contributorsxv
1 Introduction Cynthia A. Beltz1
Investment-Trade Cycle3
National Treatment and U.S. Policy6
Conditional National Treatment7
The Manton Amendment10
Areas for Future Research13
2 Foreign Investors Make Lousy Crowbars Cynthia A. Beltz16
Two-Front Challenge17
Removing America's Doorstop20
An Irrational and Impractical Policy23
Looking Ahead30
3 Conditioning Investment Is A Losing Strategy Richard Florida36
Attracting the Best and the Brightest36
Transplants and the Technology Base37
The Transforming Power of Japanese Investment38
4 Not All Investment Is The Same Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr.40
Composition Matters40
Zero-Sum Trade and Investment41
Subsidies and Investment Conditions Matter42
The Real World Demands a Crowbar43
5 Negotiate, Don't Legislate Reciprocity Daniel M. Price45
Conditional National Treatment45
The Wrong Tool46
The Manton Amendment and the Spread of CNT46
Credible Alternatives Exist48

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