The Wto as an International Organization

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In this volume, some of the world's foremost authorities analyze the many challenges and opportunities confronting the WTO, addressing issues such as national policies, labor standards, and the environment. Presuming no technical background in economics, this is a comprehensive introduction to the WTO's place in the global economy and will appeal to anyone interested in world trade.

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In this volume, some of the world's foremost authorities analyze the many challenges and opportunities confronting the WTO, addressing issues such as national policies, labor standards, and the environment. Presuming no technical background in economics, this is a comprehensive introduction to the WTO's place in the global economy and ...

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In this volume, some of the world's foremost authorities analyze the many challenges and opportunities confronting the WTO, addressing issues such as national policies, labor standards, and the environment. Presuming no technical background in economics, this is a comprehensive introduction to the WTO's place in the global economy and ...

Anne O. Krueger is the Herald L. and Caroline L. Ritch Professor in Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. She is also director of Stanford's Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:442 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword
The Honorable K. Kesavapany
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Chronology
Introduction
Anne O. Krueger
I. The WTO's Institutional Capacity
1. The Capacity of the WTO to Fulfill Its Mandate
Richard Blackhurst
2. The WTO in Relation to the Fund and the Bank: Competencies, Agendas, and Linkages
David Vines
Comment: The Linkages of the World Bank with the GATT/WTO - Julio J. Nogués
3. International Agencies and Cross-Border Liberalization: The WTO in Context
David Henderson
Comment: Douglas Irwin
4. International Institutions and Domestic Policies: GATT, WTO, and the Liberalization of International Trade
Judith Goldstein
Comment: Jean Baneth
5. Designing and Implementing Effective Dispute Settlement Procedures: WTO Dispute Settlement, Appraisal and Prospects
John H. Jackson
6. The Untied States, the ITO, and the WTO: Exit Options, Agent Slack, and Presidential Leadership
II. Substantive Issues and Challenges
7. Domestic Policy Objectives and the Multilateral Trade Order: Lessons from the Past
Frieder Roessler
8. Environmental and Labor Standards: What Role for the WTO?
Kym Anderson
9. Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking: A WTO Perspective
Gary P. Sampson
Comment: Jean Baneth
10. Reaching Effective Agreements Covering Services
Richard H. Snape
Comment: Robert E. Baldwin
11. Imposing Multilateral Discipline on Administered Protection
Robert E. Baldwin
12. Regionalism and the WTO: Is Nondiscrimination Passé?
T.N. Srinivasan
III. Issues of Concern to Particular Country Groupings
13. The Role of the WTO for Economies in Transition
Jaroslaw Pietras
Comment: Constantine Michalopoulos
14. What Can the WTO Do for Developing Countries?
J. Michael Finger and L. Alan Winters
Comment: Alan Hirsch
IV. Conclusions
15. An Agenda for the WTO
Anne O. Krueger
Conference Participants
Name Index
Subject Index