Lang, Andrew

Dr Andrew Lang  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor (Reader) in Law

 

Experience keywords:

General Agreement on Trade in Services; WTO law; World Trade Organisation; global trade governance; international trade law; international trade; sanitary and phytosanitary measures; subsidies

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Dr Lang's research covers all aspects of the law of the World Trade Organisation, as well as the international law of foreign investment. His current projects are focussed on a number of themes around global economic governance, including the relationship between law and expert knowledge, international law and economics, and sociological approaches to the study of international economic law.

He has a continuing research focus on the WTO’s Subsidies, TBT and SPS Agreements, including the particular issues raised under the latter agreement by Russia’s accession to the WTO.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7849 4644

LSE email:

a.lang@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2018

Alexander, Kern and Barnard, Catherine and Ferran, Eilís and Lang, Andrew T. F. (2018) Brexit and financial services: law and policy Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. (In Press)

2017

Lang, Andrew and Marks, Susan (2017) Even the dead will not be safe: international law and the struggle over tradition In: Werner, Wouter and de Hoon, Marieke and Galán, Alexis, (eds.) The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 297-320. ISBN 9781108147620

2016

Lang, Andrew (2016) The judicial sensibility of the WTO Appellate Body European Journal of International Law, 27 (4). 1095-1105. ISSN 0938-5428

2015

Lang, Andrew (2015) The double movement of law and expertise In: Hannah, Erin and Scott, James and Trommer, Silke, (eds.) Expert Knowledge in Global Trade. Global institutions series. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 124-148. ISBN 9781138787773

Lang, Andrew (2015) New Legal Realism, empiricism, and scientism: the relative objectivity of law and social science Leiden Journal of International Law, 28 (02). 231-254. ISSN 0922-1565

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2015) Twenty years of the WTO Appellate Body’s “fragmentation jurisprudence” Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, 14 (3). 116-125. ISSN 1477-0024

2014

Marks, Susan and Lang, Andrew (2014) People with projects: writing the lives of international lawyers Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, 27. 437-453. ISSN 0889-1915

Lang, Andrew (2014) The consequences of Brexit: some complications frominternational law LSE Law Policy Briefing Series, 3. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2014) Reflecting on 'linkage': cognitive and institutional change in the international trading system In: Steger, Debra, (ed.) The World Trade Organization. Critical Perspectives on the World Economy. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415364225

Lang, Andrew T. F. and Scott, Joanne (2014) The hidden world of WTO governance In: Steger, Debra P., (ed.) The World Trade Organization. Critical Perspectives on the World Economy. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415364225

Lang, Andrew (2014) Governing 'as if': global subsidies regulation and the benchmark problem Current Legal Problems, 67 (1). 135-168. ISSN 0070-1998

2013

Lang, Andrew (2013) The legal construction of economic rationalities Journal of Law and Society, 40 (1). 155-171. ISSN 0263-323X

2012

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2012) Legal regimes and professional knowledges: the internal politics of regime definition In: Young, Margaret A., (ed.) Regime Interaction in International Law: Facing Fragmentation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 113-135. ISBN 9781107010482

2011

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2011) World trade law after neoliberalism: reimagining the global economic order Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199592647

2010

Lang, Andrew (2010) Trade agreements, business and human rights: the case of export processing zones Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative working paper, no. 57. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2009

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2009) GATS In: Bethlehem, Daniel and McRae, Donald and Neufeld, Rodney and Van Damme, Isabelle, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of International Trade Law. Oxford handbooks in law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 157-185. ISBN 9780199231928

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2009) Inter-regime encounters In: Joseph, Sarah and Kinley, David and Waincymer, Jeff, (eds.) The World Trade Organization and Human Rights: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781847206619

Lang, Andrew T. F. and Cooney, Rosie (2009) Taking uncertainty seriously: adaptive governance and international trade: a rejoinder to Monica Garcia-Salmones European Journal of International Law, 20 (1). 187-192. ISSN 0938-5428

Lang, Andrew and Scott, Joanne (2009) The hidden world of WTO governance European Journal of International Law, 20 (3). 575-614. ISSN 0938-5428

Lang, Andrew and Scott, Joanne (2009) The hidden world of WTO governance: a rejoinder to Richard H. Steinberg European Journal of International Law, 20 (4). 1073-1076. ISSN 0938-5428

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2009) Legal regimes and regimes of knowledge: governing global services trade LSE law, society and economy working papers, 15-2009. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) The thirteenth chime: experimentalism and the global economy Modern Law Review, 71 (6). 1015-1031. ISSN 0026-7961

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) Some sociological perspectives on international institutions and the trading system In: Picker, Colin B. and Bunn, Isabella D. and Arner, Douglas W., (eds.) International Economic Law: the State and Future of the Discipline. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 73-88. ISBN 9781841137551

Lang, Andrew (2008) Book review: the human rights impact of the World Trade Organisation by James Harrison Modern Law Review, 71 (4). 653-655. ISSN 0026-7961

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) Re-righting international trade: some critical thoughts on the contemporary trade and human rights literature In: Shan, Wenhua and Simons, Penelope and Singh, Dalvinder, (eds.) Redefining Sovereignty in International Economic Law. Studies in international trade law (7). Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 387-398. ISBN 9781841137018

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) Provisional measures under Article 5.7 of the WTO's Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: some criticisms of the jurisprudence so far Journal of World Trade, 42 (6). 1085-1106. ISSN 1011-6702

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) Reconstructing embedded liberalism: John Gerard Ruggie and constructivist approaches to the study of the international trade regime In: Ruggie, John Gerard, (ed.) Embedding Global Markets: an Enduring Challenge. Ashgate, Aldershot, UK, 13-46. ISBN 9780754674542

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2008) Provisional measures under Article 5.7 of the WTO's Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: some criticisms of the jurisprudence so far LSE law, society and economy working papers, 11-2008. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2007) Re-thinking trade and human rights Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, 15 (2). 335-414. ISSN 1069-4455

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2007) Reflecting on 'linkage': cognitive and institutional change in the international trading system Modern Law Review, 70 (4). 523-549. ISSN 0026-7961

Cooney, Rosie and Lang, Andrew T. F. (2007) Taking uncertainty seriously: adaptive governance and international trade European Journal of International Law, 18 (3). 523-551. ISSN 0938-5428

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2007) The role of the human rights movement in trade policy-making: human rights as a trigger for social learning New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, 5 (1). 77-102. ISSN 1176-3930

2006

Lang, Andrew (2006) Cross-border supply of gambling services Cambridge Law Journal, 65 (1). 21-24. ISSN 0008-1973

Lang, Andrew T. F. (2006) Reconstructing embedded liberalism: John Gerard Ruggie and constructivist approaches to the study of the international trade regime Journal of International Economic Law, 9 (1). 81-116. ISSN 1369-3034

2005

Lang, Andrew (2005) Beyond formal obligation: the trade regime and the making of political priorities Leiden Journal of International Law, 18 (3). 403-424. ISSN 0922-1565

2004

Lang, Andrew (2004) The GATS and regulatory autonomy: a case study of social regulation of the water industry Journal of International Economic Law, 7 (4). 801-838. ISSN 1369-3034

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This book explores the way that resistance to economic liberalism was expressed and articulated over the same period in other areas of international law, most prominently international human rights law.

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Andrew has a combined BA/LLB degree from the University of Sydney, receiving the University Medal in both degrees. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, from where, he greaduated in May 2005. From 2004-2006, he was the Gott Research Fellow in Law at Trinity Hall, at the University of Cambridge. In March 2009, Andrew was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University School, and in Jan-Mar 2010 was an International Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sydney.

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