The politics of international trade regulation in the developing world

law and policy of "preferential" treatment in the governance of world trade
  • 203 Pages
  • 4.25 MB
  • English
Carolina Academic Press , Durham, N.C
Free trade, Dispute resolution (Law), World Trade Organization, Foreign trade regul
StatementRemonda B. Kleinberg
LC ClassificationsK3943 .K575 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 203 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24915073M
ISBN 139781594608001
LC Control Number2010054201

The Politics of International Trade Regulation in the Developing World shows that as a relatively greater number of developing countries accede to the WTO and adopt rigorous obligations and commitments, the majority continue to depend heavily on special and differential treatment (SDTs) and unilateral preference programs neither of which are mandatory and both of which appear to Author: Remonda Bensabat Kleinberg.

The Politics of International Trade Regulation in the Developing World Law and Policy of “Preferential” Treatment in the Governance of World Trade Remonda B. Kleinberg Trade, Development, and Social Justice Raj Bhala Trends in World Trade Essays in Honor of Sylvia Ostry Alan S.

Alexandroff 00 kleinberg fmt 4/5/11 AM Page ii. "An impressive line-up of international contributors provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to politics in the developing world.

The first four parts explore the theoretical. Drawing on a wide variety of classic and contemporary sources, respected authors Trebilcock, Howse and Eliason here provide a critical analysis of the institutions and agreements that have shaped international trade rules. In light of the growing debate over globalization, they include special sections with examinations of topics such as:Cited by: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE Helen V.

Milner Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York, New York ; e-mail: [email protected] KEY WORDS: trade policy, protectionism, preferences, institutions, international politics ABSTRACT One of the most salient changes in the world economy since has beenFile Size: KB.

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The book also includes a number of chapters on the WTO dispute resolution process – a critical part of the world trading system – and on the growing phenomenon of regional trade agreements.

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In addition, the book contains sections discussing important political aspects of the WTO, such as the relationship between trade and the environment. “Every practitioner of international trade law, and every serious student of trade law and policy, should read Gary Horlick's new book, World Trade Organization and International Trade Law: Antidumping, Subsidies and Trade Horlick is truly one of the giants in this field.

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Treaties are formed when lawful representatives (governments) of several states go through a ratification process. The formulation of the rules of international trade by international "formulating agencies" is the outstanding characteristic of the modern development of international trade law.

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Currently, out of dozens of such mechanisms, the World Trade Organization performs its role of the most prominent international economic organization. What Are the Different Political Systems. The study of political systems is extensive and complex. A political system The system of politics and government in a country; it governs a complete set of rules, regulations, institutions, and attitudes.

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Economics and Politics of Trade Policy brings together a set of 16 papers that focus primarily on the political economy of international trade.

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Traditionally, trade was regulated through bilateral treaties between two nations. After World War II, as free trade emerged as the dominant doctrine, multilateral treaties like the GATT and World Trade Organization (WTO) became the principal regime for regulating global trade.

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It is true what they say, that ”economists do it with models.“ That's because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues. World War I severed many economic connections. During the Great Depression of the s, many nations misguidedly tried to fix their own economies by reducing foreign trade with others.

World War II further hindered international trade. Global flows of goods and financial capital rebuilt themselves only slowly after World War II. 1 Theory of International Trade factor endowment basis for trade between developed and developing countries. While factor prices are not equalized across countries, do not observe free trade yet in the world.

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InKrugman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography. This book aims at giving upper-level undergraduates and graduate students a comprehensive understanding of the public regulations related to international trade within the WTO mechanism and equip them, as potential policy makers and future practitioners in international trade, with the practical skills to interpret and apply the multilateral.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Contents. Part 1 The policies and realities of international economic regulation: law, politics and the dismal science-- the policy assumptions of the international economic systems-- competing policy goals and noneconomic objectives-- international law and international economic relations - an introduction-- the.

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