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書名 Is the World Trade Organization attractive enough for emerging economies? [electronic resource] : critical essays on the multilateral trading system / edited by Zdenek Drabek
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230250826
book jacket
說明 xix, 359 p. : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
PART I: WTO agreements -a development-friendly policy instrument? Development implications ofWTO accession procedures / Will Martin -- Toward a development-friendly international regulatory framework for foreign direct investment / Theodore H. Moran -- The WTO: A sweet or sour Chinese banquet? / Alice H. Amsden -- PART II: WTO membership and economic cooperation (accession and impact on policies) Effects of WTO accession on policymaking in sovereign states: lessons from transition countries / Zdenek Drabek and Marc Bacchetta -- Policy anchors: do free trade agreements and WTO accessionsserve as vehicles for developing-country policy reform? / Michael J. Ferrantino -- Regional tradingarrangementsand WTO membership: substitutes or complements? / Richard Pomfret -- PART III: Impact of the WTO on trade flows of goods: The effect of membership in the GATT/WTO on trade: where do we stand? / Andrew K. Rose -- Does WTO membership make a difference at the extensive margin of world trade? / Gabriel Felbermayr and Wilhelm Kohler -- PART IV: Broader costs and benefits of WTO membershipWho should join the WTO and why?: a cost-benefit analysis of WTO membership / Zdenek Drabek and Wing Thye Woo-- The WTO dispute settlement system: how have developing countries fared? / William J. Davey -- Costs of implementation of WTO agreements / Sam Laird
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 14, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
The World Trade Organization was seen as one of the most important achievements of international economic cooperation in the post-war period. In recent years, this view has shifted as critics become increasingly concerned about the contributions of the WTO to economic welfare of emerging economies and developing countries. The authors of this volume utilise empirical evidence to develop a new framework in which to understand the impact of the WTO membership on trade flows, costs and benefits, and discussions on the main 'drivers' of international trade negotiations. By underlining the WTO's systems of rules, disciplines and negotiations, and addressing the main criticism against it, this book will ultimately help strengthen the design of the multilateral trading system. This book will be indispensable reading for students, research and policy makers in the area of international trade and development economics
"Do countries benefit from their Membership in the WTO? This book addresses this question andexamines the role of the WTO in the process of economic development of emerging markets and other developing countries"--Provided by publisher
鏈接 Original 9780230581845 0230581846 (DLC) 2009045313 (OCoLC)463971334
主題 World Trade Organization -- Developing countries
Developing countries -- Commercial policy
Developing countries -- Commerce
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Wirtschaftsentwicklung swd
Au©јenhandelspolitik swd
Entwicklungsl©·ander swd
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Alt Author Drabek, Zdenek
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