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The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2007

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2007

David Greenaway (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-17707-8

Mar 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

168 pages

Description

This is the fourteenth volume in an annual series in which leading 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
  • Analyses trade policy in areas such as Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago as well as revealing the national security concerns that have become a dominant influence on US trade policy since 2001
  • Includes a special focus on the Doha Round where contributors evaluate the winners and losers from trade liberalisation and investigate the cotton initiative of the WTO's Doha Development Agenda
Part I: Trade Policy Reviews.

1. Malaysia – Trade Policy Review 2006 (Bala Ramasamy and Matthew Yeung).

2. Allies and Friends: The Trade Policy Review of the United States, 2006 (Rodney D. Ludema).

3. Formulating Trade Policy in a Small Hydrocarbon-dependent Economy: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago (Michael Henry).

Part II: Special Focus on the Doha Round.

4. More or Less Ambition in the Doha Round: Winners and Losers from Trade Liberalisation with a Development Perspective (Antione Bouët, Simon Mevel and David Orden).

5. The World Trade Organisation’s Doha Cotton Initiative: A Tale of Two Issues (Kym Anderson and Ernesto Valenzuela).

6. What is at Stake in the Doha Round? (Susanna Kinnman and Magnus Lodefalk).

Part III: Trade Preferences.

7. Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa Can Diversify its Exports (Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables).

Index.


  • 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
  • Analyses trade policy in areas such as Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago as well as revealing the national security concerns that have become a dominant influence on US trade policy since 2001
  • Includes a special focus on the Doha Round where contributors evaluate the winners and losers from trade liberalisation and investigate the cotton initiative of the WTO's Doha Development Agenda