Trade Policy in a Changing World Economy

Trade Policy in a Changing World Economy

by Robert E. Baldwin




This book provides a clear introduction to complex trade issues, covering theoretical issues of trade policy, the changing nature of American trade policy since World War II multilateral trade negotiations and trade strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745004198
Publisher: Harvester Wheatsheaf
Publication date: 01/01/1988
Pages: 320

About the Author

Robert E. Baldwin is the Hilldale Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His many books include several published by the University of Chicago Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research: The Structure and Evolution of Recent U.S. Trade Policy, Issues in US-EC Trade Relations, and Trade Policy Issues and Empirical Analysis.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Part I - Introduction
1. Autobiographical Introduction
Part II - The Changing Nature of US Trade Policy
2. The Changing Nature of US Trade Policy since World War II
3. The Political Economy of Postwar US Trade Policy
4. Trade Policies under the Reagan Administration
Part III - Trade Policy Theory
5. The Political Economy of Protectionism
6. Rent Seeking and Trade Policy: An industry approach
7. The Economics of the GATT
8. The Case against Infant-Industry Tariff Protection
9. The Inefficacy of Trade Policy
Part IV - Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Employment Effects and Negotiating Techniques
10. Trade and Employment Effects in the United States of Multilateral Tariff Reductions
11. Toward More Efficient Procedures for Multilateral Trade Negotiations
Part V - Policy Issues and Trade Strategies
12. The New Protectionism: A Response to Shifts in National Economic Power
13. Responding to Trade-Distorting Policies of Other Countries (with T. Scott Thompson)
14. GATT Reform: Selected Issues
15. Alternative Liberalization Strategies

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