Protectionism and World Welfare

Protectionism and World Welfare

by Dominick Salvatore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521414555

ISBN-13: 9780521414555

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Essays by economists specializing in the policy and practice of trade theory examine the recent deterioration in the liberal multilateral trading system, the movement toward protectionism, bilateralism and regionalism, and its causes, effects, and possible solutions.

Overview

Essays by economists specializing in the policy and practice of trade theory examine the recent deterioration in the liberal multilateral trading system, the movement toward protectionism, bilateralism and regionalism, and its causes, effects, and possible solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521414555
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Protectionism and world welfare: introduction Dominick Salvatore; Part I. The New Protectionism: An Overview: 2. Fair trade, reciprocity and harmonization: the novel challenge to the theory and policy of free trade Jagdish N. Bhagwati; 3. The revival of protectionism in developed countries W. Max Corden; 4. Changes in the global trading system: a response to shifts in national economic power Robert E. Baldwin; 5. 'Fortress Europe' and retaliatory economic warfare Lawrence R. Klein and Pingfan Hong; Part II. Trade Theory, Industrial Policies and Protectionism: 6. The changing structure of US trade William H. Branson; 7. US response to foreign industrial policies Richard N. Cooper; 8. The current case for industrial policy Paul R. Krugman; 9. The case for bilateralism Rudiger W. Dornbusch; Part III. Exchange Rates and Protectionsim: 10. Floating exchange rates and the new interblock protectionism: tariffs versus quotas Ronald I. McKinnon and K. C. Fung; 11. The theory of tariffs and monetary policies Robert Mundell; 12. Restrictions to foreign investment: a new form of protectionism Vito Tanzi and Isaias Coelho; 13. The economics of content protection Michael Mussa; 14. The relationship between exchange variability and protection George S. Tavlas, Joseph Ascheim, and Michael Ulan; Part IV. The New Protectionism in the World Economy: 15. Trade protectionism and welfare in the United States Dominick Salvatore; 16. Protectionism and growth of Japanese competitiveness Ryuzo Sato, Rama Ramachandran, and Shunichi Tsutsui; 17. Commercial policies and protectionism in the European Community Norman Scott; 18. Protectionism and the developing countries G. K. Helleiner; 19. Trade liberalization: the New Eastern Europe in the global economy Jozef M. van Brabant.

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