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The World Economy, Global Trade Policy 2005

The World Economy, Global Trade Policy 2005

David Greenaway (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14515-2

Jul 2006, Wiley-Blackwell

192 pages

Description

The twelfth volume in this annual series focuses on the operations of the IMF and WTO and development of national trade policies.

  • Top economists provide a concise and accessible evaluation of major developments in trade and trade policy.

  • Examines key issues pertinent to the multinational trading system, as well as regional trade arrangements and policy developments at the national level.

  • Provides up-to-date assessments of the World Trade Organization's current Trade Policy Reviews.
1. Trade Policy Issues in a Small African Economy: The Trade Policy Review of The Gambia 2004: Andrew McKay.

2. Bilateral 'WTO-Plus' Free Trade Agreements: The WTO Trade Policy Review of Singapore 2004: S. M. Thangavelu and Mun-Heng Toh.

3. Turkey: Trade Policy Review: Sübidey Togan.

4. 2004 Trade Policy Review – The United States: Thomas J. Prusa.

SPECIAL FEATURE – AGRICULTURE AND THE DOHA ROUND.

5. Agricultural Liberalisation and the Least Developed Countries: Six Fallacies: Arvind Panagariya.

6. Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda: Kym Anderson and Will Martin.

7. Multilateral Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: The Contrasting Fortunes of Developing Countries in the Doha Round: Antoine Bouët, Jean-Christophe Bureau, Yvan Decreux and Sébastien Jean.

INSTITUTIONAL FOCUS.

8. Over-optimism and the IMF: Graham Bird.


  • Top economists provide a concise and accessible evaluation of major developments in trade and trade policy.

  • Examines key issues pertinent to the multinational trading system, as well as regional trade arrangements and policy developments at the national level.

  • Provides up-to-date assessments of the World Trade Organization's current Trade Policy Reviews.