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BEP Bureau of Engraving & Printing ; Berkeley, CA) has begun the publication of "The Law and Development Review," an electronic journal whose content is updated continuously. An annual subscription costs $325 for academic institutions and $975 for corporations.
BEP said the new title is the first journal to address the role and impact of law, both domestic and international, on economic and social development with a focus on developing countries, including their economic future and security. It is designed to carry information and perspectives from both the developing and the developed world to examine the ways that legal orders, domestic and international, help or hinder economic development, and how global agreements and negotiations in particular affect developing countries.
BEP said the journal will help in the global exchange of relevant information, particularly in the gap between the developed and developing worlds, as well as help facilitate future global negotiations concerning the economic development of developing countries. Initial content includes articles on: developing countries and their role in the WTO See World Trade Organization. ; linking labor and environmental standards to trade; debt-for-development exchanges; free trade agreements and related systemic issues; EU sanitary standards and Sub-Saharan African agricultural exports; competition law as development policy; the role and design of election management bodies; and, recommendations for the Copenhagen Protocol.
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