The WTO, Safeguards, and Temporary Protection from Imports

The WTO, Safeguards, and Temporary Protection from Imports

by Chad P. Bown

ISBN-10: 1845422546

ISBN-13: 9781845422547

Pub. Date: 08/06/2006

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
Critical Perspectives on the Global Trading System and the WTO Ser.
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Safeguards and adjustment policies3
2Safeguards policy and the conservative social welfare function49
3Safeguards : making sense of GATT/WTO provisions allowing for import restrictions68
4Market disruption, export market disruption, compensation and GATT reform81
5Dynamic adjustment in the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson model113
6Discretionary trade policy and excessive protection130
7A theory of managed trade147
8WTO exceptions as insurance164
9Enforcement, private political pressure, and the general agreement on tariffs and trade/World Trade Organization escape clause177
10Closing the technology gap under protection223
11Declining industries and political-support protectionist motives239
12The political economy of declining industries : senescent industry collapse revisited247
13An overlapping-generations model of escape clause protection264
14Voluntary export restraints on automobiles : evaluating a trade policy287
15The value of administered protection : a capital market approach319
16An analysis of ITC decisions in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard cases327
17The road most taken : the rise of title VII protection345
18Trade disputes and the implementation of protection under the GATT : an empirical assessment364
19Do GATT rules help governments make domestic commitments?396
20The WTO agreement on safeguards : an empirical analysis of discriminatory impact432
21Causing problems? : the WTO review of causation and injury attribution in US section 201 cases459
22The safeguards mess : a critique of WTO jurisprudence488

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