Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Susan Aaronson. 2014. “Does the WTO Help Member States Clean Up.” In Jean-Bernard Auby, Emmanuel Breen and Thomas Perroud (Eds) Corruption and Conflicts of Interest: Comparative Law Insights. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: England. Pp 183-197. The WTO says nothing about corruption. This paper uses qualitative and quantitative analysis to examine whether […]Read More →
Abouharb, M. Rodwan and Susan Aaronson. 2013. “Does the WTO Help Member States Improve Governance?” World Trade Review. (October) 1-36. Members of the WTO use the system to improve governance among nations such as Russia that want to join this rules based system. Working parties comprised of other WTO member states closely monitor potential members, […]Read More →
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Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Susan Aaronson. (Under Contract). The Paradox of the WTO: Development, Good Governance and Human Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In this book, we argue that the WTO directly obligates member states to act in certain ways that reflect its norms of good governance and democratic rights. We believe these obligations/norms may […]Read More →
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