The Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO: Insights on Treaty Law and Economic Relations

The Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO: Insights on Treaty Law and Economic Relations

by John H. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521035643

ISBN-13: 9780521035644

Pub. Date: 03/05/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book contains a selection of essays and articles by John H. Jackson published over four decades and now collected together into one volume for the first time. Each article has been selected for its continued timeliness and relevance to contemporary issues in international trade. Particular attention has been given to making available articles which have…  See more details below

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This book contains a selection of essays and articles by John H. Jackson published over four decades and now collected together into one volume for the first time. Each article has been selected for its continued timeliness and relevance to contemporary issues in international trade. Particular attention has been given to making available articles which have previously been less accessible. For the most part articles have been republished in their original form but, where appropriate, the author has clearly marked some omissions and added updated material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521035644
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/05/2007
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
1Global economics and international economic law3
2The puzzle of GATT: legal aspects of a surprising institution17
3The birth of the GATT-MTN system: a constitutional appraisal34
4GATT machinery and the Tokyo Round agreements49
5Equality and discrimination in international economic law: the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade57
6Consistency of export-restraint arrangements with the GATT69
7Perspectives on countervailing duties87
8Regional trade blocs and the GATT99
9The jurisprudence of international trade: the DISC case in GATT113
10The legal meaning of a GATT dispute settlement report: some reflections118
11WTO dispute procedures, standard of review, and deference to national governments133
12The WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding: misunderstandings on the nature of legal obligation162
13Dispute settlement and the WTO: emerging problems168
14The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in United States domestic law195
15United States-EEC trade relations: constitutional problems of economic interdependence260
16Perspectives on the jurisprudence of international trade: costs and benefits of legal procedures in the United States277
17The effect of treaties in domestic law in the United States297
18Status of treaties in domestic legal systems: a policy analysis328
19The Great 1994 Sovereignty Debate: United States acceptance and implementation of the Uruguay Round results367
20The World Trade Organization: watershed innovation or cautious small step forward?399
21World trade rules and environmental policies: congruence or conflict?414
22Global economics and international economic law449
Select bibliography of the author's works462
Index of persons and authors471
Index of subjects475

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