Workshop Report/Summary

Incorporating Science, Economics, and Sociology in Developing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards in International Trade (2000)

Presents proceedings of a conference held in Irvine, California, January 25-27, 1999. Papers presented at the conference and published in this proceedings examine the roles of the biological and natural sciences, economics, sociology, politics, and culture in the management of trade issues related to sanitary and phytosanitary standards in the post-Uruguay Round era. The proceedings also discusses elements that should be taken into consideration in composing a multidisciplinary analytical framework for SPS decision making.