This book is the second in an annual series in which top economists provide a concise and accessible summary of policy development, GATT country reviews and special issues on international trade over the past year. Over a number of years the series will create a valuable reference resource, acting as a vehicle for stimulating interest in current trade policy issues both at the regional leval and at the global level.
About the Author
Sven Arndt is C. M. Stone Professor of Money, Credit andTrade, and Director of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy, atClaremont McKenna College, California. He has served as Director ofthe Office of International Monetary Research at the US Treasury;as a visiting scholar at the Board of Governors of the FederalReserve System, and as trade project director at the AmericanEnterprise Institute. He is founder and President of the CommonsInstitute for International Economic Studies, and a vice-presidentof the North American Economics and Finance Association.
Chris Milner is Professor of International Economics andResearch Fellow of the Centre for Research in Economic Developmentand International Trade (CREDIT) at the University of Nottingham.He was previously Professor of Economics at Loughborough Universityand has held a visiting post at Vanderbilt University. He hasconsiderable experience of trade policy studies in developingcountries, and has been a consultant to the World Bank, EC, UNIDO,UNCTAD and Commonwealth Secretariat.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Sven Arndt (Claremont McKenna College) and ChrisMilner (University of Nottingham). Institutional Focus.
2. The Role of the OECD in Liberalizing International Trade andCapital Flows: David Henderson (OECD). Regional Focus.
3. Central Europe Looks West: Henryk Kierzkowski (GraduateInstitute of International Studies, Geneva).
4. Regionalism and the Bias Against Agriculture in LessDeveloped Countries: Dean A. DeRosa (ADR International, Virginia).National Trade Policy Reviews.
5. Canadian Trade Policy: The GATT's 1995 Review: RonaldWonnacott (University of Western Ontario).
6. The Trade Policy Review of the European Union: JacquesPelkmans and Antonia Giulia Carzaniga (Centre for European PolicyStudies, Brussels).
7. The Trade Policy Review of Indonesia: George Fane (AustralianNational University).
8. Israel's Trade Policy Review of Israel: Mordechai E. Krenin(Michigan State University).
9. The Trade Policy Review of Japan: Robert M. Stern (Universityof Michigan).
10. The Trade Policy Review of Zimbabwe: Jan Willem Gunning(Free University, Amsterdam). Special Features.
11. The Scope, Implication and Economic Rationale of aCompetition-oriented Approach to Future Multilateral TradeNegotiations: Geza Feketekuty (Monterey Institute of InternationalStudies) and Robert A. Rogowsky (US International TradeCommission).
12. Trade Policy and Environmental Protection: Horst Siebert(Kiel Institute of World Economics).