Handbook on International Trade Policy

Handbook on International Trade Policy

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'This book obtains its broad expertise by pulling together expertise from a wide range of experts in the way that each chapter is written by authors specialized in the topic addressed. . . This Handbook on international trade policy is a good summary of theories, policy instruments and their effects and is written in an understandable manner. Most parts are suited for students and those who want to start understanding international trade policy. It is also useful for researchers, policy-makers and practitioners looking for quick guidance on different topics in international trade policy. The clear structure of the book organized by topics allows for a quick and easy reference.' a€“ Martin Grass, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture The Handbook on International Trade Policy is an insightful and comprehensive reference tool focusing on trade policy issues in the era of globalization. Each specially commissioned chapter deals with important international trade issues, discusses the current literature on the subject, and explores major controversies. The Handbook also directs the interested reader to further sources of information. The expert contributors cover both traditional and more current concerns including: a€c history of thought on trade policy a€c the development of multilateral organizations such as the World Trade Organization a€c border restrictions and subsidies a€c regional trade agreements a€c trade and the environment a€c animal, plant and food safety measures a€c international protection of intellectual property and sanctions. Presenting a broad and state-of-the-art perspective on the topic, this highly accessible Handbook will prove an invaluable resource to researchers, academics, policymakers and practitioners concerned with international trade policy.Other methodologies dealing more directly with the tariff circumvention problem are possible. ... In a further twist, the US was simultaneously battling France over the North American content of the Honda Accord engine. ... did meet the American-content requirements, and consequently, that the engines should not be subject to Japanese quota restrictions on exports to the EU (see Inama 2004: 1 9). 6.

Title:Handbook on International Trade Policy
Author:William Alexander Kerr, James D. Gaisford
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2007


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