The WTO, Safeguards, and Temporary Protection from Imports

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Table of Contents

1 Safeguards and adjustment policies 3
2 Safeguards policy and the conservative social welfare function 49
3 Safeguards : making sense of GATT/WTO provisions allowing for import restrictions 68
4 Market disruption, export market disruption, compensation and GATT reform 81
5 Dynamic adjustment in the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson model 113
6 Discretionary trade policy and excessive protection 130
7 A theory of managed trade 147
8 WTO exceptions as insurance 164
9 Enforcement, private political pressure, and the general agreement on tariffs and trade/World Trade Organization escape clause 177
10 Closing the technology gap under protection 223
11 Declining industries and political-support protectionist motives 239
12 The political economy of declining industries : senescent industry collapse revisited 247
13 An overlapping-generations model of escape clause protection 264
14 Voluntary export restraints on automobiles : evaluating a trade policy 287
15 The value of administered protection : a capital market approach 319
16 An analysis of ITC decisions in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard cases 327
17 The road most taken : the rise of title VII protection 345
18 Trade disputes and the implementation of protection under the GATT : an empirical assessment 364
19 Do GATT rules help governments make domestic commitments? 396
20 The WTO agreement on safeguards : an empirical analysis of discriminatory impact 432
21 Causing problems? : the WTO review of causation and injury attribution in US section 201 cases 459
22 The safeguards mess : a critique of WTO jurisprudence 488
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