'Finance and Trade'
essential for stability and development
Trade has been a contentious topic between the developing and the developed world since before the inception of GATT and the WTO. International Economic Law, through the WTO, aims to reduce disagreement and increase fair trade. International financial institutions like the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, and others, interact with developing countries through a variety of rules.
Articles and Papers

» Soft Law, Hard Compliance - The impact of international law on Somalia's informal banks
A paper examining the impact of the rules of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on the informal money dealers of Somalia. The informal money business is the backbone of Somalia, a country that has been called an 'Economy without State'.

» The Impact of TRIPS on Access to Medicines and the Right to Health of Children
An analysis of the effect of rules under the TRIPS agreement on access to medicine, in particular on the availability of drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

» Economic Reform in Jordan
A paper on two prominent interrelated areas of economic reform in Jordan, namely "Structural Adjustment" reforms as dictated by international financial institutions and the creation of Qualified Industrial Zones