Developing Countries In The Wto

Overview

Globalization means that today, more than ever before, growth in developing countries and the reduction of poverty depend on world trade and a well functioning trading system. This volume reviews developing countries' trade policies and institutions, and the challenges they face in the World Trade Organization?where the rules that govern the international trading system are set.

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Overview

Globalization means that today, more than ever before, growth in developing countries and the reduction of poverty depend on world trade and a well functioning trading system. This volume reviews developing countries' trade policies and institutions, and the challenges they face in the World Trade Organization—where the rules that govern the international trading system are set.

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...a balanced and informative account of the relationship between developing countries and the current international trade regime... Foreign Affairs

...well-written volume...Recommended...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333970164
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/5/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 294
  • Lexile: 1610L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Constantine Michalopoulos is Senior Economic Advisor, World Bank.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface
List of Abbreviations
1 Introduction: Developing Countries in World Trade 1
2 Trends in Developing-Country Trade, 1980-99 7
3 Trade and Development in GATT and the WTO 22
4 Developing-Country Policies 45
5 Developing-Country Trade-Related Institutions 89
6 Developed-Country Policies 104
7 The TRIPs Agreement and Developing Countries 129
8 Developing-Country Participation in the WTO 152
9 WTO Accession Issues 176
10 Towards a Development Round 196
11 Policy Coherence 228
12 Conclusions and Recommendations 244
App. 1 Country Groupings 255
App. 2 Method of Estimating Frequency Ratios 258
References 261
Index 269
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