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The WTO as an International Organization
The WTO as an International Organization

The WTO as an International Organization

by Anne O Krueger

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Language

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

0195654560 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 425

Binding

Paperback

Anne O Krueger

Author: Anne O Krueger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 425
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195654560

Description

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the World Trade Organization. In this volume, some of the world’s foremost authorities analyse the challenges and opportunities confronting the WTO.

The book will appeal to economists and policy-makers as well as general readers interested in international trade issues.

EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS

The book deals with areas central in Indian discussions on trade policy, e.g., anti-dumping and countervailing measures, environment and labour standards, trade in services, investment, regional trading areas, dispute settlement, and developing countries and the WTO.
-Business Standard

For those interested in understanding what is arguably the world’s most influential multilateral body, this volume is comprehensive and illuminating.
-The Telegraph

A careful compilation of write-ups authored by experts belonging to various fields, this book makes interesting reading.
-Economic Times

Contents

Foreword

The Honorable K Kesavapany

Acknowledgments

List of Abbreviations

Chronology

INTRODUCTION
Anne O Krueger

THE WTO’S INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY

The Capacity of the WTO to Fulfill Its Mandate

The WTO in Relation to the Fund and the Bank: Competencies, Agendas, and Linkages

International Agencies and Cross-Border Liberalization: The WTO in Context

International Institutions and Domestic Politics: GATT, WTO, and the Liberalization of International Trade

Designing and Implementing Effective Dispute Settlement Procedures: WTO Dispute Settlement, Appraisal and Prospects

The United States, the ITO and the WTO: Exit Options, Agent Slack, and Presidential Leadership

SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

Domestic Policy Objectives and the Multilateral Trade Order: Lessons from the Past

Environmental and Labor Standards: What Role for the WTO?

Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking: A WTO Perspective

Reaching Effective Agreements Covering Services

Imposing Multilateral Discipline on Administered Protection

Regionalism and the WTO: Is Nondiscrimination Passe?

The Role of the WTO for Economies in Transition

What Can the WTO Do for Developing Countries?

CONCLUSIONS

An Agenda for the WTO

Conference Participants

Name Index

Subject Index

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