Quantifying the Impact of Technical Barriers to Trade: Can It Be Done?

Quantifying the Impact of Technical Barriers to Trade: Can It Be Done?

by Keith E. Maskus
     
 

A discussion of the increasingly contentious debates over national regulations of safety and health in the international trade system
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A discussion of the increasingly contentious debates over national regulations of safety and health in the international trade system

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472112470
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
11/05/2001
Series:
Studies in International Economics Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Tables and Figures
Abbreviations and Acronyms
1A Review of Past Attempts and the New Policy Context1
2An Empirical Framework for Analyzing Technical Regulations and Trade29
3Regulatory Protectionism, Developing Nations and a Two-Tier World Trade System59
4Standards and Related Regulations in International Trade: A Modeling Approach95
5Quantifying the Trade Impact of Compatibility Standards and Barriers: An Industrial Organization Perspective137
6GMOs, Trade Policy and Welfare in Rich and Poor Countries155
7Quantifying the Trade Impact of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards: What is Known and Issues of Importance for Sub-Saharan Africa185
8Measuring Environmental Compliance Costs and Economic Consequences: A Perspective from the U.S.219
Contributors243

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