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International law
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Outfits: Narrowly Tailored Laws that Harm Instead of Help: A Case Study of Liberia’s Telecommunication Laws

The telecommunications sector in Africa presents many exciting prospects to international investors—indeed many billion dollar projects are already underway across the continent...

International law International trade Negotiation
Blog
Why the UN Arms Trade Treaty will be Good for Exporters
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Alisa DiCaprio The global arms trade is a lucrative business. In 2010, total arms transfers were estimated at US$40 billion. Despite the global recession, top producers in this highly concentrated industry continued to see a sales increase...

International economic relations International law International trade
Working Paper
Outfits: Narrowly Tailored Laws that Harm Instead of Help: A case study of Liberia’s telecommunication laws

The telecommunications sector in Africa presents many exciting prospects to international investors—indeed many billion dollar projects are already underway across the continent...

International law International trade Negotiation
Book Chapter
Non-state Sovereign Entrepreneurs and Non-territorial Sovereign Organizations

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

International agencies International law International obligations
Working Paper
Non-state Sovereign Entrepreneurs and Non-territorial Sovereign Organizations

We propose two new concepts, of non-state sovereign entrepreneurs and the non-territorial sovereign organizations they form, and relate them to issues pertaining to state sovereignty, governance failures, and violent social conflict over the appropri...

International agencies International law International obligations
Blog
Entrepreneurship, Sovereignty, and Violent Social Conflict

Jurgen Brauer and Robert Haywood The role of the sovereign state in driving and resolving violent social conflict remains central to studies of peace and governance...

International agencies International law International obligations
Working Paper
State Recognition of the Right to Food at the National Level

This paper considers to what extent the human right to food has been recognized by countries in the world, by analysing international obligations and constitutional provisions, bearing in mind that the right to food may be either explicitly or implic...

Food security Human rights International law
Book Chapter
The Global Path: Soft Law and Non-sovereigns Formalizing the Potency of the Informal Sector

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Institutional economics International law Nonprofit organizations
Book Chapter
Controlling Asylum Migration to the Enlarged EU: The Impact of EU Accession on Asylum and Immigration Policies in Central and Eastern Europe

From the book: Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

Administrative law Economic integration Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
Controlling Asylum Migration to the Enlarged EU

We examine the ways in which candidate countries which are to join the EU in 2004 are responding to increasing asylum migration from the East and assess the impact of accession on their asylum and immigration laws and policies...

Administrative law Economic integration Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries: Arbitration as the Alternative to Present, Unsuccessful Debt Strategies

After analysing present, unsuccessful strategies of granting too little too late, a fair, transparent arbitration process (FTAP) on debts modelled after the principles of US Chapter 9 insolvency for debtors with governmental powers (municipalities) i...

Public debt Financial institutions, International International finance
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