Dispute Settlement and Enforcement of Rules

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System

Second edition

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780198294313
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596445 | DOI:
 Dispute Settlement and Enforcement of Rules

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This chapter discusses WTO (World Trade Organization) dispute settlement and enforcement provisions. The mechanism used by the WTO is unique to that institution, and the procedures are formal and binding rather than by diplomatic means. The sections of the chapter are as follows: The WTO dispute settlement procedures; Operation of the system; Systemic issues; The domestic dimensions of enforcement; and Conclusion.

Keywords: dispute settlement; enforcement; procedures; World Trade Organization; WTO

Chapter.  10731 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Economics

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