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Trade Policy at the Crossroads : Recent Experience of Developing Countries - Mehdi Shafaeddin

Trade Policy at the Crossroads

Recent Experience of Developing Countries

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2005
ISBN: 9780333595596
Number Of Pages: 259

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Analyzing the experience of developing countries in recent years and the deadlock in trade negotiation in WTO, the author argues that the theories and practices of trade and industrial policies are surrounded by a number of fallacie, namely: that universal liberalization benefits all developing countries; that the Invisible Hand of free market alone is conducive to industrialization; that the infant industry argument is against export expansion; that developed countries industrialized without government intervention; that WTO rules are conducive to development.

Introduction
Growth and Diversification
The Impact of Reform on Investment
Market and Government
Universal Trade Liberalisation
Infant Industry
Argument and Import Substitutions
History of Trade and Industrial Policy
The World Trading System and Industrialization
Concluding Remarks: An Alternative Approach
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ISBN: 9780333595596
ISBN-10: 0333595599
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 259
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1