Throughout history, foreign investors have often relied on their home governments for support in managing complex relationships with foreign governments. This commercial diplomacy is particularly important for businesses in highly-regulated industries, such as mining and natural resources. This lecture assesses how American diplomats have responded to these private pressures, and explains why commercial diplomacy has (re)emerged as a key priority in American foreign policy.
International Relations | Political Science | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
Geoffrey Gertz is a Brookings Fellow in Global Economy and Development. This public lecture was delivered on September 19, 2018, in Greenspun Hall, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Downloadable files associated with this event are: Commercial Interests in American Foreign Policy, from Dollar Diplomacy to the Trump Administration; PowerPoint presentation format; 3.621 Kb file size.
Commercial Interests in American Foreign Policy, from Dollar Diplomacy to the Trump Administration.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/brookings_lectures_events/131