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Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Nile: The Economics of International Water Law

@article{Abebe2014EgyptEA,
  title={Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Nile: The Economics of International Water Law},
  author={Daniel D Abebe},
  journal={Chicago Journal of International Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={27}
}
  • Daniel D Abebe
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Chicago Journal of International Law
  • As part of a Symposium on the book The Economic Foundations of International Law, this Article briefly compares and contrasts two distinct analytical approaches to international law — doctrinal versus economic — in the context of Egypt’s and Ethiopia’s dispute over the right to exploit the Nile River’s water resources. The Article argues that the traditional doctrinal approach, one based solely on an examination of international water law, treaties, and customary international law is unlikely… CONTINUE READING
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