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The customs union issue

Author: Jacob Viner; Paul Oslington
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacob Viner's The Customs Union Issue was originally published in 1950 by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. It set the framework for the contemporary debate over the benefits or otherwise of preferential trading agreements such as the European Union, NAFTA, and APEC. Viner developed the concepts of trade creation and diversion in this work as he pioneered the analysis of the global politics of trade  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Viner; Paul Oslington
ISBN: 9780199756124 0199756120
OCLC Number: 836557576
Description: xlv, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Compatibility of Customs Union with the Most-Favored-Nation Principle --
Exemption from Most-Favored-Nation Obligations of Preferential Arrangements other than Customs Union --
The Economics of Customs Unions --
Political Aspects of Customs Union --
The Havana Charter and Customs Union --
Prospects for Customs Unions.
Responsibility: Jacob Viner ; edited, with an introduction by Paul Oslington.

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Jacob Viner's seminal work on customs unions drew attention to the key fact that preferential free trade agreements are different from, and generally inferior to, non-discriminatory free trade. While Read more...

 
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