Challenges to Caribbean Economic Sovereignty in a Globalizing World
Karen E. Bravo
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
November 6, 2011
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-01
Michigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, 2011
Globalization presents unique challenges to the economic sovereignty of Caribbean states and territories. This Essay describes and analyzes the nature and impact of the following challenges: the OECD’s anti-tax haven and anti-money laundering initiatives; the United States-European Union World Trade Organization (WTO) banana dispute; the Antigua-United States WTO gambling dispute; the termination of EU sugar subsidies pursuant to WTO obligations; and the EU-CARIFORUM Partnership Agreement. The Essay explores the implications of the globalization – as represented by the challenges listed above – on the economic sovereignty of Caribbean states.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 23
Keywords: Globalization, Caribbean, World Trade Organization
JEL Classification: K33
Date posted: December 6, 2011 ; Last revised: March 9, 2012
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