Alvaro Santos

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor

600 New Jersey Av. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/santos-alvaro.cfm

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The World Bank's Uses of the 'Rule of Law' Promise in Economic Development

THE NEW LAW AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL, pp. 253-300, David Trubek & Alvaro Santos eds., New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-014 , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-053
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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World Bank, rule of law, developing countries, economic development, international financial institutions, legal reform, international law, banking and finance

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Carving Out Policy Autonomy for Developing Countries in the World Trade Organization: The Experience of Brazil and Mexico

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 551-632, 2012, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-052
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2012
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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foreign trade, trade policy, regulation, strategic litigation, WTO, regulatory autonomy, Brazil, Mexico, developing countries, legal capacity, policy autonomy, developmental state, trade and development, dispute settlement

World Trade and Investment Law in a Time of Crisis: Distribution, Development and Social Protection

Introduction to World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined: A Progressive Agenda for an Inclusive Globalization
Alvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas and David Trubek, eds.
Anthem Press, 2019, Forthcoming , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1470 (2019), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-16
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2019
David M. Trubek, Alvaro Santos and Chantal Thomas
University of Wisconsin Law School, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
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world trade, investment law, trade dislocation, global resources, growth strategies, developing countries, labor law, foreign investment, trade, globalization

World Trade and Investment Law in a Time of Crisis: Distribution, Development and Social Protection

World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined: A Progressive Agenda for an Inclusive Globalization (Alvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek eds., London: Anthem Press 2019), Pp. 1., Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-45
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 May 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
David M. Trubek, Alvaro Santos and Chantal Thomas
University of Wisconsin Law School, Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell Law School
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international trade law, globalization, trade, economics and law, global inequality

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Labor Flexibility, Legal Reform and Economic Development

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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labor flexibility, Doing Business reports, legal origins

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The Lessons of TPP and the Future of Labor Chapters in Trade Agreements

Forthcoming in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP (Benedict Kingsbury, et al., eds., Oxford University Press 2018)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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The Role of Law in Global Value Chains: A Research Manifesto

London Review of International Law, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Pp. 57-79 (2016)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2018
University College LondonThe City Law School, University of Colorado at Boulder, Queen Mary, University of London, Northeastern University - School of Law, Judge of the High Court of South Africa; University of Cape Town (UCT) - Faculty of Law, University of Cologne - Faculty of Law, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Antwerp Law and Development Research Group and Institute of Policy Development, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Independent, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Geography, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, University of Windsor - Department of Political Science, Queen Mary University of London, Georgetown University Law Center, Copenhagen Business School - CBS Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Sussex - Department of International Relations, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Institute of Development and Labour Law and Harvard Law School
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Reimagining Trade Agreements for Workers: Lessons from the USMCA

American Journal of International Law Unbound, Vol. 113, 2019, 407.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Jan 2020
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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international trade, international labor law, labor law, globalization, USMCA, TPP

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Three Transnational Discourses of Labor Law in Domestic Reforms

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 32, No. 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-72, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-22
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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labor law, employment law, comparative law, law and development

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International Investment Law in the Shadow of Populism: Between Redomestication and Liberalism Re‐Embedded

Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. 2023/21, Politics and Governance, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 2023, Pp. 203–213., (2023). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2510.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 May 2023 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2024
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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Calvo doctrine; embedded liberalism; foreign direct investment; ISDS reform; international investment law; Latin America; neoliberalism; populism; redomestication

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The Third Moment in Law and Development Theory and the Emergence of a New Critical Practice (Introduction)

Introduction in The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal (Alvaro Santos & David M. Trubek eds., Cambridge University Press 2006)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
David M. Trubek and Alvaro Santos
University of Wisconsin Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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The New Frontier for Labor in Trade Agreements

World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined: A Progressive Agenda for an Inclusive Globalization (Alvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek eds., London: Anthem Press 2019), Pp. 215
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Feb 2020
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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international trade law, labor law, globalization, trade

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Trade, Economy, and Work: A Shared Agenda for a Stronger Economic Future

The U.S.-Mexico Forum 2025, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, U.C. San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. 2021. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2378.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 May 2021
Alvaro Santos and Christopher Wilson
Georgetown University Law Center and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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global policy, international law, international affairs, trade, economic law

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Reflecting on Straight Talk on Trade

World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined: A Progressive Agenda for an Inclusive Globalization (Alvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek eds., London: Anthem Press 2019), Pp. 47
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Feb 2020
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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globalization, international law, trade

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The Trouble with Identity and Progressive Origins in Defending Labour Law

Alvaro Santos, The Trouble with Identity and Progressive Origins in Defending Labour Law, in Critical Legal Perspectives on Global Governance: Liber Amicorum David M. Trubek 207-246 (Gráinne de Búrca, Claire Kilpatrick & Joanne Scott eds., Oxford: Hart Publishing 2014)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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Labor Law, Mexico and Labor Regulation

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Turning the Tide: How to Harness the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity to Deliver an ISDS-Free Americas

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Nov 2023
Rethink Trade, Rethink Trade, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
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Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity, ISDS, post-carbon society, ISDS exit, trade

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Drug Policy Reform in the Americas: A Welcome Challenge to International Law

American Journal of International Law Unbound, Vol. 114, Pp. 301-306. DOI No.: 10.1017/aju.2020.59. 2020, Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2377.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Alvaro Santos
Georgetown University Law Center
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international law, drug law, international economic law, rule of law, legal reform, public health, economic development