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The world trading system : law and policy of international economic relations

Author: John H Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Two basic premises of The World Trading System are that economic concerns are central to foreign affairs, and that national economies are growing more interdependent. The author presents the economic principle of international trade policy and then examines how they operate under real-world constraints. In particular, he examines the extremely elaborate system of rules that governs international economic relations.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jackson, John Howard, 1932-
World trading system.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97015310
(OCoLC)36800579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John H Jackson
ISBN: 9780262276177 0262276178 0585134146 9780585134147 9780262600279 0262600277
OCLC Number: 43476777
Description: 1 online resource ([xi], 441 pages)
Contents: The policies and realities of international economic regulation --
The international institutions of trade: the WTO and the GATT --
National institutions --
Rule implementation and dispute resolution --
Tariff and nontariff barriers --
The Most-Favored-Nation policy --
Safeguards and adjustment policies --
National treatment obligations and nontariff barriers --
Competing policies and ingenious devices --
Unfair trade and the rules of dumping --
The perplexities of subsidies in international trade --
The Uruguay Round "new subjects": extending the scope and competence of the world trading system --
Economies with special circumstances --
Conclusions and perspectives.
Responsibility: John H. Jackson.

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Explains the intricacies of the world trading system, including the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade). This second edition of the text identifies features and precedents of the GATT,  Read more...

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