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Promoting Good Governance, Development and Accountability

Implementation and the WTO


Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Susan Brown-Shafii
      Pages 1-25
  3. Political Foundations

  4. Moving the International Regulatory Process Ahead: Accountability in Converging and Competing Systems of Authority

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Susan Brown-Shafii
      Pages 75-89
    3. Susan Brown-Shafii
      Pages 90-114
  5. Pulling It all Together: How Far Might the GPA Procedures Go?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Susan Brown-Shafii
      Pages 117-127
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 128-251

About this book


In addressing the politics of the international regulation of public procurement, this book fills a major gap in the literature. Brown-Shafii does this by investigating whether a WTO Agreement can be used to promote good governance, development and accountability.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.World Trade InstituteUniversity of BernSwitzerland

About the authors

SUSAN BROWN-SHAFII Scientific Coordinator at the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research on Trade Regulation at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland. She has worked on trade-related issues in both the public and private sectors.

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