Primary fields of research are focused on the convergence of game theory, foreign investment national security reviews, and global business strategy.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Research: John Lash
Dissertation Title: The Feasibility of Game Theory Approaches - An Investigative Study of Threats to US National Security from Foreign Investment
The brief provided summarizes key information and recommendations drawn from the research. The research identifies and outlines critical observations and implications for policymakers to establish stable national security and growth oriented economic policies.
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As the United States contends with unbridled innovation, technological advancement, economic progress, and an increasingly competitive ecosystem, the country must evaluate the most appropriate path forward. This research suggests that the development of a modern game theory investment security model be utilized to address the complex convergence of economic modernization and the national security impact of foreign direct investment.
We must look dispassionately at the impact on domestic industry that global competition creates by recognizing that placing limitations on the ability of US companies to compete on a global scale directly impacts national security, technology, and economic policy.
The goals of this dissertation are twofold. The first goal is to investigate and explain how the key variable of national security impacts foreign direct investment in the United States. The second is to fill an important gap in the literature on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) by offering a detailed conceptualization of how national security and trade policy converge, including the development of a modern pure-conflict game theory model. United States national security reviews have a material impact on foreign direct investment, with second and third order consequences not fully vetted by extant research. This thesis provides a critical interpretive synthesis of the related literature and uses empirical methods, including a Policy Delphi and qualitative investigative case study approaches. As the world economy continues to shrink due to globalization, the United States must consider the development of a modern game theory investment security model to address the complex convergence of economic modernization and the national security impact of foreign direct investment. This research identifies and outlines critical observations and implications for policymakers to establish stable national security and growth oriented economic policies.
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