Author: Anne O Krueger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195654560
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the World Trade Organization. In this volume, some of the world’s foremost authorities analyse the challenges and opportunities confronting the WTO.
The book will appeal to economists and policy-makers as well as general readers interested in international trade issues.
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The book deals with areas central in Indian discussions on trade policy, e.g., anti-dumping and countervailing measures, environment and labour standards, trade in services, investment, regional trading areas, dispute settlement, and developing countries and the WTO.
For those interested in understanding what is arguably the world’s most influential multilateral body, this volume is comprehensive and illuminating.
A careful compilation of write-ups authored by experts belonging to various fields, this book makes interesting reading.
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THE WTO’S INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY
The Capacity of the WTO to Fulfill Its Mandate
The WTO in Relation to the Fund and the Bank: Competencies, Agendas, and Linkages
International Agencies and Cross-Border Liberalization: The WTO in Context
International Institutions and Domestic Politics: GATT, WTO, and the Liberalization of International Trade
Designing and Implementing Effective Dispute Settlement Procedures: WTO Dispute Settlement, Appraisal and Prospects
The United States, the ITO and the WTO: Exit Options, Agent Slack, and Presidential Leadership
SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
Domestic Policy Objectives and the Multilateral Trade Order: Lessons from the Past
Environmental and Labor Standards: What Role for the WTO?
Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking: A WTO Perspective
Reaching Effective Agreements Covering Services
Imposing Multilateral Discipline on Administered Protection
Regionalism and the WTO: Is Nondiscrimination Passe?
The Role of the WTO for Economies in Transition
What Can the WTO Do for Developing Countries?
An Agenda for the WTO