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Challenges to Caribbean Economic Sovereignty in a Globalizing World

23 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2011 Last revised: 9 Mar 2012

Karen E. Bravo

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Date Written: November 6, 2011

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Globalization, Caribbean, World Trade Organization

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Bravo, Karen E., Challenges to Caribbean Economic Sovereignty in a Globalizing World (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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1969057

Karen E. Bravo (Contact Author)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )

530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States

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