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David Flath, World Economics, June 2001
If unilateral free trade is the best policy, then why are international treaties needed to achieve it? The reason may be found in the Becker theory o..
Trade Policy 2006
Razeen Sally, World Economics, March 2006
The global momentum in favour of trade liberalisation has slowed down; and there is more liberalisation-scepticism post-Washington Consensus. Chances ..
Aid for Trade
Faizel Ismail, World Economics, March 2007
The paper argues that increased Trade
Aid are both essential to enhance the development of many developing countries. It argues further tha..
Trade Out of Poverty
Peter Lilley, Clare Short, Sir Menzies Campbell and Michael Hastings, World Economics, June 2011
Integration into the world economy has proven a powerful means for countries to promote economic growth, development, and poverty reduction, and there..
Championing Free Trade in the Second Age of Globalisation
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2001
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati is without question one of the world’s leading economists and an authority on the principles and practice of foreign trade..
The Outlook for World Trade
Peter D. Sutherland, World Economics, September 2003
The former GATT and World Trade Organization Director-General (1993–1995) defends the multilateral trade system—“If goods do not pass frontiers, armi..
Agricultural Reform and Trade Negotiations
Kimberly Ann Elliott, World Economics, December 2006
In this essay, Kim Elliott examines the patterns of support for agriculture across countries and commodities in the industrialized world. She then sum..
Labour Standards and International Trade
Krisztina Kis-Katos & Günther G. Schulze, World Economics, December 2002
Can a case be made for the imposition of international minimum labour standards? And if so, on what grounds? The authors systematically present the ..
The Collapse of Global Trade
Ann Spehar, World Economics, September 2010
A unique feature of the financial crisis is the unprecedented collapse in global world trade. The objective of this paper is to explain some of that c..
Reforming the World Trade Organization
Faizel Ismail, World Economics, December 2009
This paper considers two perspectives on the future of World Trade Organization (WTO) reform. One argues that the WTO is largely a well-functioning in..
Opening Up Trade in Higher Education
J.R. Shackleton, World Economics, December 2003
Internationalisation of higher education is too often treated as an issue for universities and national governments alone. The expansion of trade in ..
A Decade of Trade Reforms in India
Ramkishen S. Rajan & Rahul Sen, World Economics, December 2002
This paper summarises recent trade reforms in India and documents the extent to which the country has integrated with the global trading system. The ..
Trade in the Chinese 21st Century
Howard Davies, World Economics, March 2005
In this article Sir Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, offers some thoughts, first, on the political fr..
The European Union’s Trade Policies and Africa’s Exports
Olayinka Idowu Kareem, World Economics, June 2011
An important determinant of the sustainability of growth in Africa is the extent to which the continent can exploit the opportunities available from t..
A Dynamic Theory of China–U.S. Trade
Amar Bhidé & Edmund Phelps, World Economics, September 2007
China's trade surplus with the U.S. is now more than a quarter of the U.S. trade deficit and, with China growing faster than the U.S., raises question..
Trade and Growth in the Post-Crisis World
Ronald U. Mendoza, World Economics, December 2010
Countries that have most successfully used trade as part of a high growth strategy tend to exhibit a distinct trading pattern that maximises learning...
The Temptation for Protectionism and American Trade Policy
Robert Carbaugh and Tyler Prante, World Economics, September 2010
The Great Recession of 2007–2009 originated in the United States and quickly spread throughout the economies of Canada and Europe. Soon these countrie..
Global Production Sharing in the Australian Automotive Trade
Kishor Sharma, World Economics, December 2012
This paper contributes to the literature on global production sharing by investigating the experience of the Australian automotive industry, which has..
Editorial: Official Trade Data: Still Fit for Purpose?
Brian Sturgess, World Economics, December 2012
Can Intra-Regional Trade Act as a Global Shock Absorber in Africa?
Zuzana Brixiová, Qingwei Meng and Mthuli Ncube, World Economics, September 2015
The global financial crisis and the subsequent uneven recovery have underscored the need for Africa’s resilience to output and other shocks originated..
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