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Olive Oil World Price Forecasting: A Bayesian VAR Approach, published in Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization

31 October 2023

The Tunisian olive oil strategy is based on the development of exports. Extension and modernization measures of Tunisian olivegrove have come into effect these recent years in order to increase the exports and diversify the target markets. Like any other ...

Public debt, growth and stabilization in Tunisia: A new narrative for a structural reform agenda

26 September 2023

This paper assesses debt sustainability in Tunisia using the Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA). We construct three hypothetical scenarios (A, B and C) over the period 2023-2027. The first two scenarios are called Business as usual approaches. In Scenario ...

Global value chains and firms’ environmental performance, published in World Development

26 September 2023

This paper analyzes the link between joining global value chains (GVCs) and firms’ environmental performance. Based on new survey data for firms in countries in Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and MENA, we use propensity score matching (PSM) to compare simi ...

The Problems of Using the Latest Institutional Arbitration Rules for Investment Treaty Disputes

15 May 2023

International arbitration institutions have been requested to administer an increasing number of investment disputes. In investment arbitration, a responding state usually stipulates its standing offers to arbitrate in the bilateral investment treaty (BIT ...

Adequate Level of Data Protection and ADR in Cross-border Data Disputes — International Trade Law Perspective

15 May 2023

Regulatory measures on cross-border data flows are essential to personal data protection laws. The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) of the European Union (“EU”) is one of such influential personal data protection regimes, which has become a mod ...

AJWH 17.1_Special Issue on “Building a Sustainable Future: New Asian Regionalism in International Economic Law” Published

15 May 2023

In March 2022, the Asian Center for WTO & International Health Law and Policy, College of Law, National Taiwan University, published Volume 17, Number 1 of the Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy. For more information (inclu ...


15 May 2023

Labor rights and working conditions may be affected if international trade and investment agreements are concluded between contracting parties. Some assert that these agreements advance states’ labor conditions because boosting economic activities creates ...

Tobacco Control And Procedural Fairness in the Context of Investment Treaty Arbitration

15 May 2023

The Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (hereinafter “FCTC”) is the first treaty aiming to combat the tobacco epidemic under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO). This multilateral convention seeks to pursue the highest public health pr ...

Development in Responses of Arbitral Tribunals to Third-Party Funding in International Investment Arbitration

15 May 2023

Concerns have been raised over the utilization of third-party funding in investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS). This paper aims to examine how the tribunals deal with the arguments raised by the respondents in the proceeding and evaluate whether the ar ...

Comercio para un Desarrollo Sostenible

10 May 2023

Este documento analiza la interacción entre el derecho de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) y asuntos centrales para la agenda global y, particularmente, en la agenda colombiana; (i) la seguridad y soberanía alimentaria en el contexto global y na ...