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The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2010

The World Economy: Global Trade Policy 2010

David Greenaway

ISBN: 978-1-444-34397-7

Sep 2011, Wiley-Blackwell

320 pages

Description

This is the seventeenth 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
  • Provides up-to-date assessments of the World Trade Organization's current Trade Policy Reviews
  • A vital resource for researchers, analysts and policy-advisors interested in trade policy and other open economy issues
  • Analyses global trade policy in Turkey, China and The Dominican Republic, and a survey by Tarlok Singh questions whether international trade does cause economic growth

  • Includes chapters exploring WTO issues, and a section on regional trading agreements

Foreword vii

List of Contributors viii

TRADE POLICY REVIEWS

1 Turkey: Trade Policy Review, 2007 1
 SÜBIDEY TOGAN

2 China Trade Policy Review: A Political Economy Approach  52
CHANGYUAN LUO and JUN ZHANG

3 The Dominican Republic Trade Policy Review 2008  76
AMELIA U. SANTOS-PAULINO

WTO ISSUES

4 Modelling the Extensive Margin of World Trade: New Evidence on GATT and WTO Membership  92
GABRIEL FELBERMAYR and WILHELM KOHLER

5 How Effective are WTO Disciplines on Domestic Support and Market Access for Agriculture? 131
DAVID BLANDFORD, IVAR GAASLAND, ROBERTO GARCIA and ERLING VÅRDAL

6 Why is the Doha Development Agenda Failing? And What Can Be Done? A Computable General Equilibrium–Game Theoretical Approach   147
ANTOINE BOUËT and DAVID LABORDE

SURVEY

7 Does International Trade Cause Economic Growth? A Survey   176
TARLOK SINGH

REGIONAL TRADING AGREEMENTS

8 Beyond the WTO? An Anatomy of EU and US Preferential Trade Agreements  223
 HENRIK HORN, PETROS C. MAVROIDIS and ANDRÉ SAPIR

9 Third-country Effects of Regional Trade Agreements   247
CAROLINE FREUND

10 Dispensing with NAFTA Rules of Origin? Some Policy Options  264
 PATRICK GEORGES

Index 296