Agriculture and the New Trade Agenda: Creating a Global Trading Environment for Development

Agriculture and the New Trade Agenda: Creating a Global Trading Environment for Development

by Merlinda D. Ingco
     
 

An analytical discussion of the implications of liberalizing agriculture and changing agricultural trade rules in the WTO.See more details below

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An analytical discussion of the implications of liberalizing agriculture and changing agricultural trade rules in the WTO.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521826853
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

Merlinda D. Ingco is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. Specializing in empirical and policy analyses, her published books and journal articles cover areas such as non-tariff barriers, agricultural protection, agricultural trade and poverty, commodity markets, food security, and trade. She is the author of The World Food Outlook (with Donald Mitchell and Ronald Duncan), CUP, 1997.

L. Alan Winters is Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London and a Senior Visiting Fellow of the Centre for Economic Performance, at the London School of Economics. His published books and articles cover areas such as regional trading arrangements, non-tariff barriers, European Integration, East-West trade, global warming, agricultural protection, trade and poverty, and the world trading system. He is the author of a major study funded by the UK Department of International Development: Trade Liberalization and Poverty: A Handbook (with Neil McCulloch and Xavier Cirera) 2001.

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Table of Contents

List of figures, tables and boxes; List of contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction Merlinda D. Ingco and L. Alan Winters; 2. Agriculture and the trade negotiations: a synopsis Merlinda D. Ingco and L. Alan Winters; Part I. Experience and Lessons from the Implementation of WTO Agreements: 3. The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture in practice: how open are the OECD markets? Dimitris Diakosavvas; 4. How developing countries are implementing tariff-rate quotas Philip Abbott and B. Adair Morse; 5. A review of the operation of the Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Gretchen Stanton; Part II. Interests, Options, and Objectives in a New Trade Round: 6. Agriculture, developing countries, and the Doha Development Agenda Kym Anderson; 7. Where the interests of developing countries converge and diverge Alberto Valdés and Alexander F. McCalla; Part III. New Trade Rules and Quantitative Assessments of Future Liberalization Options: 8. Market access, export subsidies, and domestic support: developing new rules Harry de Gorter; 9. Options for enhancing market access in a new round Tim Josling and Allan Rae; 10. Liberalizing tariff-rate quotas: quantifying the effects of enhancing market access Aziz Elbehri, Merlinda D. Ingco, Thomas W. Hertel and Kenneth Pearson; 11. The global and regional effects of liberalizing agriculture and other trade in the new round Thomas W. Hertel, Kym Anderson, Joseph F. Francois and Will Martin; 12. Modeling the effects on agriculture of protection in developing countries Dean A. DeRosa; 13. Liberalizing sugar: the taste test of the WTO Brent Borrell and David Pearce; 14. Bananas: a policy overripe for change Brent Borrell; Part IV. New Trade Issues and Developing Country Agriculture: 15. Sanitary and phytosanitary barriers to agricultural trade: progress, prospects, and implications for developing countries Donna Roberts, David Orden and Tim Josling; 16. How developing countries view the impact of sanitary and phytosanitary measures on agricultural exports Spencer Henson, Rupert Loader, Alan Swinbank and Maury Bredahl; 17. State trading in agricultural trade: options and prospects for new rules W. M. Miner; 18. Environmental considerations in agricultural negotiations in the new WTO round John Whalley; 19. Intellectual property rights and agriculture Jayashree Watal; 20. Genetically modified foods, trade and developing countries Chantal Pohl Nielsen, Karen Thierfelder and Sherman Robinson; 21. Multifunctionality and optimal environmental policies for agriculture in an open economy Jeffrey M. Peterson, Richard N. Boisvert and Harry de Gorter; Author index; Subject index.

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