Assistant Professor of International Business and International Affairs
George Washington University
2201 G Street NW, Funger Hall 401
Washington, DC 20052
Srividya Jandhyala’s research is driven by the confluence of politics and markets. She examines how institutions and government policies (or the lack of them) influence international investment strategy. She is also interested in how governments create an institutional environment to sustain economic activity.
Srividya’s research addresses issues surrounding international property rights in the technology, petrochemical, and other sectors. She has presented her research at several international conferences in International Business, Management and Political Science. Her work has been recognized by the Academy of International Business and the Academy of Management.
De Facto Property Rights Protection and Impact on MNC Location Choices
Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management (International Management), 2008
Three Waves of BITs: The Global Diffusion of Foreign Investment Policy (with Witold Henisz and Edward Mansfied)
(2011). Journal of Conflict Resolution, 55(6) 1047-1073
The line: BITs were about property rights protection - at first. Then, they became a fashion statement, before their legal liabilities started surfacing.
Property Rights and International Investment in Information Technology Services
Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
The line: Traditional property rights protection influences the location choice of modern Information Technology services, much like their more traditional manufacturing counterparts.
Institutions sans Frontières: International Agreements and Foreign Investment (with Robert Weiner)
Inter-Governmental Organizations and Innovation (with Anu Phene)
Effectiveness of International Anti-Corruption Regulations: A Simulation Model
International Dynamics of Intellectual Property Protection