Author: Jagdish Bhagwati
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195662970
The essays, op-eds, reviews, and letters to the editor in this volume have been selected from policy writings of Jagdish Bhagwati during the past ten years. They share in common a passion and a temperament, a strategy to access and influence public policy, and an agenda to advance.
EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS:
In a Stream of Windows, a most eminent economist of our time, once again shows himself to be an outstanding opinion shaper and communicator for the benefit of the citizens of our global village.
- Arthur Dunkel, Director General of GATT (1981-93)
Jagdish Bhagwati is that rare economist who thinks broadly and writes clearly. His high intelligence, lively style, and good humor are all in evidence in this collection.
- Foreign Affairs
This book has freshness, exuberance, imagination and artistry in presenting feelings, mastery of technique, and above all, a charismatic presence to rivet the attention of the reader.
- The Hindu
Anyone who reads this . . Will emerge a lot less confused and at least a little more optimistic.
- The Wall Street Journal
An excellent tour d'horizon of trade and immigration issues.
- The Boston Sunday Globe.
Unsettling Reflections on Trade, Immigration and Democracy
Trade in the Global Age
On the Mat: The Poverty of Protectionism
The Diminished Giant Syndrome: The
Obsessive Search for :Fair Trade" and Reciprocity
Aggressive Unilaterlism: Playing at High Noon
Japan on One's Mind" The Clintonites down the Precipice
The Folly of "Fair Trade Before Free Trade":
Environment and Labor Standards
Free Trade Areas are not Free Trade!
Coping with Immigration
Democracy and Its
In the Ring: With Soros, Wriston, Sachs and Valenti
Economists and Economics