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U.S. Trade Policy: History, Theory, and the WTO : History, Theory, and the WTO - William A. Lovett

U.S. Trade Policy: History, Theory, and the WTO

History, Theory, and the WTO

Paperback Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9780765613080
Number Of Pages: 256

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This is a fully updated edition of the best-selling text on U.S. trade policy from colonial times to the current era of large trade imbalances. New coverage for this edition includes the WTO panels and conflicts, the battle in Seattle, struggles over Doha rounds and conflicts, growing tensions among major powers, splits between advanced and developing nations, increased terrorism, and risks of war.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Introduction
Britain's Free Trade Experiment
Bretton Woods, GATT 1947, and Trade Asymmetries
Dollar Hegemony, Indiscipline, and Euro Challenges
MNCs, Integration Economies, and Sharing Benefits
GATT 1994 and the World Trade Organization
Goals for U.S. Trade Policy
U.S.Trade History
Products and Partners
Colonial Antecedents
Confederation to Constitution
America First
American System
Cobden's Challenge
Protectionists in Charge
Wilson's Low-Tariff Revolution
Protection Restored
Smoot-Hawley
Secretary Hull's Trade Policy Revolution
Building the Bretton Woods World
Marshall Plan Mentality
GATT and Unreciprocal Trade
Kennedy Round Asymmetries
Overseas Outsourcing
Reacting to Free Riders
Tokyo Round Promises
FTA Blitz
NAFTA Oversell
Uruguay Round 'Victory'
Bilateral and Regional FTAs
Perils of Globalization
Free Trade: Static Comparative Advantage
Overview
Origins of Free Trade: Theory and Policy
Pure Theory of Trade
Static Comparative Advantage Under Siege: Errors and Omissions
Static Versus Dynamic Issue
Dynamics of Absolute Advantage and Economic Development
Structural Transformation: The Secretary-Lawyer Analogy
Dynamics of Economic Development: Concept and Theory
New Theories of Trade: Toward Dynamic Comparative Advantage
Toward Improved Trade Policy
Rebalancing U.S. Trade
Alternative Solutions
Dollar Devaluation
Reciprocal Trade Policy
Industrial Rejuvenation Efforts
Clinton-Perot: A Mandate Not Implemented
Department of Industry, Technology, and Trade (DITT)
Cleaning Up Legal Underbrush
New Realism Versus Holier Than Thou
Teamwork: Labor, Environment, and Consumers
Monitoring and Progress: Three-to Five-Year Transition Periods
Non-Action: Vulnerability and Decline
Sustainable Internationalism for Americans
Recent Trade Bargaining-Multilateral, Regional, and Bilateral
Notes and References
Index
About the Authors
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ISBN: 9780765613080
ISBN-10: 0765613085
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 31st March 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition