Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 10/2010

The response to the global crisis and investment protection: evidence

Kathryn Gordon, Joachim Pohl

June 2010

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


The authors, presenting findings of the OECD, challenge the claim that investment policy measures taken during the crisis were driven by a protectionist agenda but caution that crisis response and exit policies pose a potential threat to investment openness.