Susan Ariel Aaronson

George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

Research Professor

1957 E Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://www.gwu.edu/~elliott/faculty/aaronson.cfm

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

‘Re-Righting Business’: John Ruggie and the Struggle to Develop International Human Rights Standards for Transnational Firms

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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human rights, business, globalization, global governance, trade, multinationals

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A Match Made in the Corporate and Public Interest: Marrying Voluntary CSR Initiatives and the WTO

Journal of World Trade, Vol. 41, No. 3, June 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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WTO, CSR, trade, social labeling, eco-labeling

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Seeping in Slowly: How Human Rights Concerns are Penetrating the WTO

World Trade Review, Vol 6, No. 3, pp. 413-449, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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trade, WTO, human rights, U.S. developing countries, EU, waivers

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Corporate Strategy and Inadequate Governance: The Pitfalls of CSR

World Bank Business and Development Discussion Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Apr 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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CSR, EITI, Governance, Development, Democracy

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Fair Trade? How Oxfam Presented a Systemic Approach to Poverty, Development, Human Rights and Trade

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 998-1030, November 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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trade, development, human rights

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Is the Wedding of Trade and Human Rights a Marriage of Convenience or a Lasting Union?

Human Rights & Human Welfare, Vol. 10, pp. 1-13, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Trade, Human Rights, FTA, WTO, Human Welfare, EU, US, Canada

Why Trade Agreements are not Setting Information Free: The Lost History and Reinvigorated Debate over Cross-Border Data Flows, Human Rights and National Security

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Why Trade Agreements are Not Setting Information Free: The Lost History and Reinvigorated Debate Over Cross-Border Data Flows, Human Rights and National Security

Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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trade, FTAs, US, EU, internet, information flows, cross-border data flows

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Is More Trade Always Better? The WTO and Human Rights in Conflict Zones

Journal of World Trade 47, no. 5 (2013): 1091–1128
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
Susan Ariel Aaronson and Mohammed Rodwan Abouharb
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs and University College London - School of Public Policy
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trade, peace, WTO, conflict

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'Minding Our Business': What the US Has Done and Can Do to Ensure that its Multinationals Act Responsibility in Foreign Markets

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 59, pp. 175-198, June 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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global CSR, trade, human rights, environment, procurement, foreign policy

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Minding Our Business: Corporate Social Responsibility Pressures and the Failure to Develop Universal Rules to Govern Investors and States

Journal of World Investment, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 487-506, June 2002
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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international investment agreements, OECD, trade, bilateral investment treaties (BITs) CSR, corporate social responsibility

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Data Protection and Digital Trade in the Wake of the NSA Revelations

Intereconomics 48, September/October 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
Susan Ariel Aaronson and Rob Maxim
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs and Independent
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trade, internet, privacy, cyber-security

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Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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WTO, intellectual property, IPR, trade, development

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The Digital Trade Imbalance and Its Implications for Internet Governance

Global Commission on Internet Governance, Paper Series No. 25, February 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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trade, digital, human rights, WTO, TPP, cross-border information flows

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What are We Talking About When We Discuss Digital Protectionism?

Working Paper for the Economic Research Institute of Asia (Eria), July 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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digital trade, digital protectionism, WTO, TPP cross-border information flows, censorship

Limited Partnership: Business, Government, Civil Society and the Public in the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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EITI, oil, corruption, good governance, multisectoral partnership, extractive industry

Limited Partnership: Business, Government, Civil Society and the Public in the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

Public Administration and Development, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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EITI, extractives, corruption, civil society, anticorruption, access to information

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Trade and the Internet

The International Economy, p. 75, Winter 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Trade, WTO, Internet, freedom of expression, Internet security, cybersecurity, property rights, access to information

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Can Trade Policy Set Information Free?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Susan Ariel Aaronson and Miles Townes
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs and George Washington University
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trade, internet, internet freedom, human rights, governance, WTO

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Trade and the Internet Policies in the U.S., EU, and Canada

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
Susan Ariel Aaronson and Rob Maxim
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs and Independent
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trade, internet, digital, privacy, cyber-security, internet freedom, human rights

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How China's Employment Problems Became Trade Problems

Global Economy Journal, October 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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China, trade, WTO, employment, market access, jobs

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Does the WTO Help Member States Clean Up?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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WTO, corruption, anticorruption, rule of law, good governance, transparency, evenhandedness, nondiscrimination

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Obama’s Big Failure – His Vague Cautious Trade Policy

International Economy Magazine, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Obama, Trade, Free Trade Agreements, WTO, Congress

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The Liberal Illusion is Not a Complete Delusion: The WTO Helps Member States Keep the Peace Only When it Increases Trade

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Susan Ariel Aaronson, Mohammed Rodwan Abouharb and K. Daniel Wang
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs, University College London - School of Public Policy and George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA)
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trade, conflict, WTO, rule of law

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On Righting Trade: Human Rights, Trade, and the 2008 Elections

World Policy Journal, Winter 2007-2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Obama, Clinton, McCain, WTO, human rights, trade, FTAs

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Unexpected Bedfellows: The GATT, the WTO and Some Democratic Rights

Forthcoming International Studies Quarterly, June 2011
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson and Mohammed Rodwan Abouharb
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs and University College London - School of Public Policy
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trade, WTO, democracy, governance, access to information

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Serving America's Business? Graduate Business Schools and American Business, 1945-60

Journal of Business History, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 160-180, January 1992
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs
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Harvard, Columbia, business education, trade, competitiveness, MBA

26.

Is China Killing the WTO?

Posted: 18 Apr 2010
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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For the People, But Not Always by the People - The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), NGOs and Signaling

Posted: 27 Jul 2009
Susan Ariel Aaronson
George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

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EITI, NGOs corruption, governance, development resource curse