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Addressing Government Failure Through International Financial Law

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This study examines the causes of the financial crisis and proposes better policies at the international level. Based on a framework that sees government failure as a significant source of the problem, the study examines the new US Dodd--Frank legislation and critiques the Congressional approach to avoiding systemic risk. The study also presents a survey of the organizational efforts aimed at international financial reform and coordination, and critiques the lack of openness and public dialogue at the recent G-20 Summit in Toronto. Finally, the study proposes importing some techniques used in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to monitor national policies. Oxford University Press 2010, all rights reserved, Oxford University Press.

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  • Steve Charnovitz, 2010. "Addressing Government Failure Through International Financial Law," Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press, vol. 13(3), pages 743-761, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:jieclw:v:13:y:2010:i:3:p:743-761
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