Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 4, Summer

Economic Development and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
INTRODUCTION DON WALLACE, JR. Welcome to the second panel. The topic of this panel is economic development and investment in sub-Saharan Africa. I will let the speakers speak for themselves. Our first speaker, Carol Lancaster, is a distinguished...
How the Multilateral Institutions Compounded Africa's Economic Crisis
Africa has a sad and tragic story. It is a continent wracked by never-ending cycles of civil wars, instability, chaos, and gratuitous mayhem. Since 1985, we have seen one African country after another implode, including Angola, Burundi, Ethiopia, Liberia,...
Introduction
There are three reasons why I am happy to introduce the moderator for today's panels. One is that Don Wallace is the senior member of the international faculty at Georgetown, and I believe it is fair to say that he set the Law Center on the right track...
Keynote Address
It was just about a year ago that President Clinton, whose views have been shaped on this campus, visited Africa to see if he could be the catalyst for the creation of a new relationship between that continent and our country. It was the longest trip...
Mid-Day Address
It is a pleasure to be here, and I would like to say to the Georgetown students, members of the diplomatic corps, private sector leaders and distinguished guests, welcome to each and every one of you. It is a pleasure to be able to address this forum...
New Prospects for Private Sector Led Trade, Investment, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
I. INTRODUCTION After two decades of declining economic performance, sub-Saharan Africa is currently staging a promising recovery. Over the past several years, average real economic growth in the region has increased significantly while, in a growing...
Privatizing South Africa's Industries: The Law and Economics of a New Socialist Utopia
INTRODUCTION Privatization of industry has become a talisman for economic success. In an effort to reform their economies and improve industry, more nations are shedding the vestiges of state ownership and privatizing formerly state-owned industries.(2)...
The Apparel Industry and African Economic Development
I. SUMMARY In recent years, a newfound interest in Africa(2) has stimulated a trend in resources and personnel to develop commerce between that continent and the United States. Increasingly, high profile trade missions and private entrepreneurs...
The Role of Law in Development and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
REMARKS PHIL HARE(*) In seeking to address the role of law in development and investment in sub-Saharan Africa, this symposium has tossed a very wide net. If you travel through sub-Saharan Africa, as I have on numerous occasions, you will observe...
The Role of Multi-Lateral Institutions in African Development
INTRODUCTION DON WALLACE, JR. We heard a fair amount of reference to foreign assistance in the earlier panels and from the two Secretaries, and the relationship of foreign assistance to trade and investment. I was in East Africa a few months...
Unlocking Africa's Potential: Some Factors Affecting Economic Development and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
I. INTRODUCTION Africa is endowed with plenty of natural resources, a pleasant climate, cultural diversity, and a rich historical past, yet it remains marginalized in the economic development process and global political scene. Although Foreign...
Welcome
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Charles Gustafson. I have been a professor here at Georgetown for quite a long time and my friends say that they are going to make me teach until I get it right. For the last few years I have been serving...
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