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Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System

Joel P. Trachtman and Chantal Thomas


With contributions from some of the leading experts in international trade, law, and economics, this book looks at the positioning of developing countries within the WTO system. The chapters address some of the most pressing issues facing these countries, while reflecting on Robert E. Hudec's book, Developing Countries in the GATT Legal System. Hudec argued against preferential and non-reciprocal treatment for developing countries. He did so on the basis of a combination of economic, political, and legal insights that persuasively demonstrated that non-reciprocal treatment would not benefit de ... More

Keywords: WTO system, Robert E. Hudec, developing countries, international financial institutions, dispute settlements

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195383614
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383614.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joel P. Trachtman, author

Chantal Thomas, author

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