WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era by Günter S. HeidukWTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era by Günter S. Heiduk

WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New Era

byGünter S. HeidukEditorKar-yiu Wong, G]nter Heiduk

Paperback | April 11, 2005

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World trade is not only an economic but also a social, political, environmental, labor and legal matter. Economists and government planners aim at finding the efficient trade policy which enhances economic welfare and growth in a more harmonious and sustainable way.This book contains 12 articles from internationally renowned experts in the field of world trade. The contributions cover a variety of pressing topics related to trade theory, trade policy, WTO and their relationship. They provide in-depth analysis of some of the trade issues currently discussed by academics and politicians, such as resource allocation, income distribution, employment, growth, technology transfer, heterogeneous markets, intra-industry trade as well as environmental issues.
Title:WTO and World Trade: Challenges in a New EraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:April 11, 2005Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3790815799

ISBN - 13:9783790815795

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Part A: Trade Theory: Non-Drastic Technology Transfer in an International Oligopol; Income Redistribution, Trade Prices, and International Capital in Simulated Trade Models; On Two Elementary Propositions on Customs Unions; Trade with Labor Market Distortions and Heterogeneous Labor: Why Trade Can Hurt; The Impact of Intra-Industry Trade on the Environment; International Business Cycle Transmission in a Dynamic Multi-Sectoral Heckscher-Ohlin-Model.- Part B: Trade Policy: Political Support or Contributions: An Empirical Investigation of US Trade Policy; Minimum Quality Standard and International Rivalry in Quality and Price; Reforms of Quantitative Import Restrictions and Fair Wage Unemployment.- Part C: WTO: Trade Games: Modeling WTO's Role in Trade Disputes; Modelling the Impact of China's WTO Membership on Its Investment and Growth: A New Flexible Keynesian Approach; WTO Dispute Settlement in Action: An Economic Analysis of Four EU-US Mini Trade Wars.