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Title Economic Development and Multilateral Trade Cooperation
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xliv, 477 pages) : illustrations
Series Trade and development series
Trade and development series.
World Bank e-Library.
Contents Reforming agricultural policies in the Doha Round / Patricak A. Messerlin -- The structure of lobbying and protection in U.S. Agriculture / Kishore Gawande -- Formula approaches to liberalizing trade in goods: efficiency and market access considerations / Joseph Francois, Will Martin, Vlad Manole -- Reform of services policy and commitments in trade agreements: an analysis of transition economies / Feliz Eschenbach -- Special and differential treatment in the WTO: why, when, and how? / Alexander Keck, Patrick Low -- Unilateral preference programs: the evidence / Çaglar Özden, Eric Reinhardt -- Mainstreaming economic development in the trading system / Faizel Ismail -- "Aid for trade": a proposal for increasing support for trade adjustment and integration / Susan Prowse -- Trade facilitation and the WTO / Krista Lucenti -- Investment incentives and multilateral disciplines / BVR Subrahmanyam -- Economic perspectives on a multilateral agreement on open access to basic science and technology / John H. Barton, Keith E. Maskus -- Monitoring implementation: Japan and the WTO agreement on government procurement / Simon J. Evenett, Anirudh Shingal -- The case for tradable remedies in WTO dispute settlement / Kyle Bagwell, Petros C. Mavroidis, Robert W. Staiger -- Do we need an undertaker for the single undertaking: considering the angles of variable geometry / Philip I. Levy -- International cooperation on domestic policies: lessons from the WTO competition policy debate / Bernard M. Hoekman, Kamal Saggi
Summary "This is a critical period for the WTO and for realizing the potential of trade as a driver of growth and poverty reduction. It is time for good intentions to be translated into solid multilateral agreements that promote development, and it is high time that the rich countries tore down their barriers. But trade agreements by themselves cannot guarantee growth and poverty reduction: aid for trade and internal reforms are needed too. On all this, detail matters and trade agreements are complex. This book provides an up-to-date, clear, and thoughtful analysis of these crucial issues. It should b
Notes "A copublication of Palgrave Macmillan and the World Bank."
"Most of the chapters ... were initially prepared for the 2003 World Trade Forum conference organized by the World Trade Institute (Berne, Switzerland) and the Development Research Group of the World Bank"--Page xiii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject World Trade Organization -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Economic development -- Congresses.
Economic policy -- Congresses.
International economic relations -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Evenett, Simon J.
Hoekman, Bernard M., 1959-
World Trade Forum.
LC no. 2005044619
ISBN 0821360639
0821360647 (electronic bk.)
9780821360644 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Economic development & multilateral trade cooperation