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Development at the World Trade Organization

Sonia E. Rolland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book engages in a systematic analysis of development-oriented rules and procedures at the WTO. It argues that the shortcomings of the Doha Development Round are due in part to the failure to ... More


Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub‐Saharan Africa?

Samuel K. Gayi

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the state of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), based on analysis of a selection of indicators of food security and nutritional well-being during the period 1990-2002 ... More


The Global Economic Order and Global Justice

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by arguing that the link between free trade and poverty reduction is not as straightforward as some believe. Though there is a role for trade liberalization, its pace, sequencing ... More


Invoking Development in Dispute Settlement

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Developing countries have been complainants in over 150 disputes, respondents in close to 140 cases and have participated as third parties in over 530 instances. They have made arguments relating to ... More


Special and Differential Treatment for Developing Countries

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the special and differential treatment provision provided to developing countries. The enabling clause allows for beneficial treatment of developing countries as one of the ... More


Special and Differential Treatment in the WTO Agreements: A Legal Analysis

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal nature of Special and Differential Treatment (SDT) provisions in the WTO agreements. What rights and obligations do they create and for whom? Using the language of the ... More


Effectual Reforms for Reining in Anti-dumping Use: A Perspective

Aradhna Aggarwal

in The Anti-Dumping Agreement and Developing Countries: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689273
eISBN:
9780199081486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689273.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter considers the issue of ‘balancing of interests’ of producers and consumers. It also describes the rationale of mandating the inclusion of a public interest clause in the Anti-dumping ... More


The Doha Round: Chronicle of a Death Foretold?

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Hindsight will tell us for certain whether the Doha Round will ever live up to its promises, but throughout the Round, it has been clear that despite developing countries' unprecedented level of ... More


“Developing Member” and Least-Developed Country Status at the GATT and WTO: Self-Designation versus the Politics of Accession

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Neither general international law nor the WTO legal system have a set definition of “developing country.” Members simply designate themselves as developing countries for purposes of particular WTO ... More


The ICESCR in State Public Policy-making within the World Trade System

Diane A. Desierto

in Public Policy in International Economic Law: The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716938
eISBN:
9780191785634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716938.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the interaction of various political institutions and treaty gateways in the world trade system to maintain States’ regulatory freedoms to protect public policy objectives. It ... More


A Development Perspective on the WTO July 2004 General Council Decision

Faizel Ismail

in Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter starts from the premise of Amartya Sen's definition of ‘development’ as the expansion of substantive human freedom and personal self-development. It derives from this approach four ... More


Introduction

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

To date, there has been no integrated or systematic legal framework to accommodate developing countries' needs in the WTO legal regime. Instead, exceptions to the general rules and disciplines ... More


The Opportunities of Trade

James Christensen

in Trade Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810353
eISBN:
9780191847349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810353.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Here our focus shifts from the burdens of trade to its benefits. The trade regime provides its members with opportunities to access the markets of others, and this chapter addresses the claim that ... More


The World Trade Organization and Development

Diana Tussie and Cintia Quiliconi

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0049
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Historically, development has not been at the core of the multilateral trade regime. The multilateral trade system did not incorporate development concerns until the Doha Development round, which ... More


Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation in TPP: The Missing Development Agenda

Antonia Eliason

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides a critique of customs administration and trade facilitation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), suggesting that, at best, trade facilitation was an afterthought to the ... More


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