Trade Disputes and the Dispute Settlement Understanding of the WTO: An Interdisciplinary Assessment

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James C. Hartigan
Emerald Group Publishing, Feb 1, 2009 - Political Science - 596 pages
The volume is partitioned into five sub areas, addressing the process of dispute resolution and appeal under the DSU of the WTO; politics and disputes between sovereign nations; power inequities in access to the DSU; specific categories of disputes, such as in agriculture and in intellectual property; and issues pertaining to compliance, enforcement and remedies. In addition to the interdisciplinary focus, this volume showcases the thoughts of both established and emerging scholars, whilst highlighting perspectives from many different countries and regions.

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Part II Politics and Trade Disputes
Part III Power and Inequities in Access to the DSU
Part IV Specific Issues in Dispute Settlement
Part V Compliance Enforcement and Remedies
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About the author (2009)

E. Kwan Choi is Professor of Economics at Iowa State University and the Editor of "Review of International Economics." He is also Associate Editor of "Japanese Economic Review," Managing Editor of "Review of Development Economics," and co-author of the" Handbook of International Trade, Volume I "(Blackwell Publishing, 2003).

James C. Hartigan is Professor of Economics at the University of Oklahoma, and is a member of the Council of Editors of the Review of International Economics and the Pacific Economic Review. He was a founding member of the International Economics and Finance Society, and has published in such journals as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Economica, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and International Journal of Industrial Organization.

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