“Home State Measures Toward Foreign Investment.” In Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2019 (Lisa Sachs, Lise Johnson, and Jesse Coleman, editors), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020 (forthcoming).

“Facilitating Sustainable Investment: The Role and Limits of Investment Promotion Agencies” (with Sarah Bauerle Danzman). In International Trade, Investment, and the Sustainable Development Goals (Cosimo Beverelli, Jürgen Kurtz, and Damian Raess, editors), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020 (forthcoming).

Geoeconomic Competition: Will State Capitalism Win? (with Miles M. Evers). The Washington Quarterly 43 (2): 117-136, 2020.

Beyond Neoliberalism: Lessons from Emerging Markets” (with Homi Kharas). Brookings Institution report, April 2019.

Commercial Diplomacy and Political Risk. International Studies Quarterly, 62 (1): 94-107, 2018.

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Legalization, Diplomacy, and Development: Do Investment Treaties De-politicize Investment Disputes?” (with Srividya Jandhyala and Lauge Poulsen). World Development 107 (1): 239-252, 2018.

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Policy Briefs, Op-Eds, & Shorter Articles

‘Phase one’ China trade deal tests the limits of US power.East Asia Forum, March 9, 2020. 

The coronavirus will reveal hidden vulnerabilities in complex global supply chains.” Brookings, March 5, 2020. 

Is TikTok a threat to national security? Why the U.S. government is cracking down on Chinese tech firms.” The Washington Post, Monkey Cage, November 11, 2019.

Trump Can’t Decide What He Wants from China.” Foreign Policy, September 11, 2019.

6 Things to know about Trump’s Mexico tariffs.” Brookings, May 31, 2019.

Why is the U.S. forcing a Chinese company to sell the gay dating app Grindr?” (with Sarah Bauerle Danzman). The Washington Post, Monkey Cage, April 3, 2019.

Will Donald Trump get to pick the next president of the World Bank? Maybe not.The Washington Post, Monkey Cage, January 10, 2019.

5 Things to Know About USMCA, the New NAFTA.” Brookings, October 2, 2018.

Letter from America: NAFTA on the Brink.Intereconomics, September 2018, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 291–292.

"Airbus, Boeing, and Bombardier: Making sense of the aircraft subsidy wars." Brookings, October 19, 2017.

"Renegotiating NAFTA: Options for Investment Protection." Brookings Policy Brief, March 2017.

"What will Trump’s embrace of bilateralism mean for America’s trade partners?" Brookings, February 2017.

"Lessons for Navigating the Trump Economy - Drawn from the Developing World.", January 18, 2017.

"Rex Tillerson and the Pursuit of Profit in American Foreign Policy." The Hill, January 10, 2017.

"Will the West welcome or shun Chinese FDI?" Brookings, August 12, 2016.

"The politics of commercial diplomacy, Ex-Im and beyond." Brookings, July 1, 2016.

"Did Apple invest in Didi to shield itself from political risk?" Brookings, May 16, 2016.

"Public Support for Private FDI as a Development Strategy: Getting the Politics Right." Oxford GEG Policy Brief, November 2015.

"State Interpretations of Investment Treaties: Feasible Strategies for Developing Countries" (with Taylor St John). Oxford GEG Policy Brief, June 2015.

© 2017 Geoffrey Gertz 

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