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GATT negotiations and the political economy of policy reform

Gordon C. Rausser

GATT negotiations and the political economy of policy reform

by Gordon C. Rausser

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization),
  • International trade.,
  • Produce trade -- Government policy.,
  • Agricultural subsidies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesGeneral Agreement of Tariffs and Trade negotiations and the political economy of policy reform
    StatementGordon C. Rausser ; associates, P.G. Ardeni ... [et al.].
    ContributionsArdeni, Pier Giorgio.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1721 .R38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 357 p. :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1108201M
    ISBN 103540584706, 0387584706
    LC Control Number94033513

    The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is a legal agreement between many countries, whose overall purpose was to promote international trade by reducing or eliminating trade barriers such as tariffs or ing to its preamble, its purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and other trade barriers and the elimination of preferences, on a reciprocal and mutually.   Recent work on endogenous trade policy in the context of trade agreements incorporates policy uncertainty caused by either political shocks (cf. Amador and Bagwell, ; Beshkar and Bond, ) or political and economic shocks (Limão and Maggi, ). It would be interesting to apply these to a setting with multiple countries where PTAs are.

    These major political events not only impacted on the GATT negotiations but, in fact, sealed its faith. When considering Clayton's proposal to walk away from the negotiations with the UK, the Department of State was keenly aware that the Soviets had been closely monitoring the discussions, and seemed ready to fully exploit the emerging. A model of the political economy of agricultural policy formulation was used to analyze the current stalemate in the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations. The combination of social welfare increasing and transferring policies in the European Community and the U.S. is one of the primary causes of the deadlock in trade negotiations.

    There is much less consensus on the political conditions necessary to sustain meaningful economic reform. Editor John A large measure of consensus exists about the substantive content of successful economic policy reform--macroeconomic discipline, microeconomic liberalization, and participation in the global economy--that is needed for an 3/5(1). It adopts a heuristic political economy approach, drawing upon the economics and political science literatures as appropriate. The MacSharry reform was much influenced by the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations, and the Fischler reform by the Doha Round of WTO negotiations.


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This volume is dedicated to understanding the political economy obstacles to trade reform, especially global agricultural trade reform, and how these obstacles can be surmounted.

The focus is on the trade reform under the GATT negotiations. New political-economic methodologies are used to assess. The focus is on the trade reform under the GATT negotiations.

New political-economic methodologies are used to assess and evaluate the obstacles and original scholarly analyses have been designed to explain why agriculture - among so many topics - became such a significant problem in the most recent Uruguay Round of the GATT.

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According to Peter Moser, “The main purpose of international trade. A large measure of consensus exists about the substantive content of successful economic policy reform―macroeconomic discipline, microeconomic liberalization, and participation in the global economy―that is needed for an economy to enter the modern world.

There is much less consensus on the political conditions necessary to sustain Reviews: 1. This book analyses the multilateral trading system's principles, rules, and procedures.

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A large measure of consensus exists about the substantive content of successful economic policy reform—macroeconomic discipline, microeconomic liberalization, and participation in the global economy—that is needed for an economy to enter the modern world.

One environment that we examine is the Tokyo Round of GATT negotiations, and in particular the decision by the United States to exclude certain industries from the across-the-board tariff cuts negotiated in that round.

it applies, for example, to each of the leading political economy models of trade policy (and is in fact the only reason. Cited by: Phedon Nicolaides, "Safeguards and the problem of VERs," Intereconomics: Review of European Economic Policy, Springer;ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics;Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), vol.

25(1), pagesm Zietz & Alberto Valdés, "The Growth of Agricultural Protection," NBER Chapters, in: Trade and Protectionism, pages. "At last, a collection of the best articles on the political economy of reform.

It is one that I shall use in my classes and assign to my students." In this book, Federico Sturzenegger and Mariano Tommasi propose formal models to answer some of the questions raised by the recent reform experience of many Latin American and East European countries.

the domestic political economy of trade policy so that it supported liberalization. How these reform leaders used international negotiations to support the reform process is an important part of the story.

The same applies to the application by Latin American governments of GATT/WTO rules. e.g., on antidumping and other trade remedies. I suggest a novel theory of GATT/WTO negotiations based on the Krugman () "new trade" model.

It emphasizes international production relocations and is easy to calibrate to bilateral trade data. Focusing on the major players in recent GATT/WTO negotiations, I find that it implies reasonable. Global Political Economy: Till Final Round of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).

Imperialistic Capitalism and Aftermath: Global political economy is attributed to its pre-order colonial policy by the European nations in which the unequal exchange policy gradually divided the world into two poles: developed and underde­veloped. GATT negotiations and the political economy of policy reform.

[Gordon C Rausser; Pier Giorgio Ardeni] -- This volume is dedicated to understanding the political economy obstacles to trade reform, especially global agricultural trade reform, and how these obstacles can be surmounted.

GATT negotiations and the political economy of policy reform. By G.C. Rausser. Abstract. Includes bibliographiestable Topics: GATT, TRADE POLICIES, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, WORLD MARKETS. The World Trade Organization is likely to be a major international organization for the foreseeable future.

This volume, the first full-length study of the WTO and GATT from the viewpoint of public choice and political economy, details the mechanics of the multilateral trading system that emerged from the Uruguay Round of s: 6. A major objective of the GATT negotiation is an international agreement on permitted domestic agricultural policies referred to as green light policies (e.g., environmental and decoupled support policies) to replace nonpermitted or red light policies (e.g., trade distortion subsidies).

To be implementable, these policies must improve the efficiency of resource allocation while being politically. General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade negotiations and the political economy of policy reform Responsibility: Gordon C.

Rausser ; associates, P.G. Ardeni [and others]. policy priority economic development. Second, China’s GATT/WTO accession negotiation took the longest time on record: while the average length of GATT/WTO accession negotiation is less than two years,1 China’s accession negotiation took 15 years.

The negotiation spanned both the Cold War and the post-Cold War period.A large measure of consensus exists about the substantive content of successful economic policy reform--macroeconomic discipline, microeconomic liberalization, and participation in the global economy--that is needed for an economy to enter the modern world.

There is much less consensus on the political conditions necessary to sustain meaningful economic reform.The focus is on the trade reform under the GATT negotiations. New political-economic methodologies are used to assess and evaluate the obstacles and original scholarly analyses have been designed.