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International Adjudication on Trial – The Effectiveness of the WTO Dispute Settlement System - Oxford Scholarship Online
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International Adjudication on Trial: The Effectiveness of the WTO Dispute Settlement System

Sivan Shlomo Agon


Is the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement System (DSS) effective? How exactly is the effectiveness of this adjudicative system to be defined and measured? Is its effectiveness all about compliance? If not, what goals—beyond compliance—is the WTO DSS expected to achieve? Has it fulfilled these objectives so far, and how can their achievement and the system’s effectiveness be enhanced in the future? Building on a theoretical model borrowed from social science, this book lays down the analytical framework required to answer these questions, while crafting a revealing insider’s acco ... More

Keywords: World Trade Organization, WTO DSS, international courts, judicial effectiveness, global economic governance, international trade, goal-based approach, effectiveness assessment, compliance, empirical legal studies

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198788966
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198788966.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sivan Shlomo Agon, author
Bar-Ilan University School of Law, Assistant Professor

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