This book discusses three themes: the dimensions of the economic and political linkages of trade and the environment, the impact of environmental regulations on agricultural competitiveness, and the linkages between trade, economic growth, and the environment in developing nations.
Part One: Introduction 1. Introduction Part Two: Discovering the Critical Linkages: Trade, International Institutions and the Environment 2. Trade and the Environment: Exploring the Critical Linkages 3. Trade and Environment: A Tale of Two Paradigms 4. GATT From the Trenches 5. Competitiveness, Harmonization, and the Global Ecolonomy 6. Environmental Side Agreements: Will They Take Center Stage? Part Three: Discovering the Critical Linkages: Trade, Renewable Resources and International Environmental Goods 7. International Dimensions of Environmental Policy 8. Property Rights and the Dynamics of North-South Trade 9. Environment, Welfare and Gains from Trade: A North-South Model in General Equilibrium 10. Quantifying Trade and Environment Linkages Through Economywide Modeling Part Four: Measuring The Critical Linkages 11. On Measuring the Environmental Impact of Agricultural Trade Liberalization 12. Empirical Foundations for Environment-Trade Linkages: Implications of an Andean Study 13. Environmental Policies in Europe and the Effect on the Balance of Trade 14. Environmental Regulation and the Competitiveness of U.S. Agriculture 15. Trade Implication of the EU Nitrate Directive: An Emerging Research Priority 16. International Environmental Indicators: Trade, Income, and Endowments Part Five: Key Questions and Research Needs 17. Key Questions 18. Research Needs 19. Reflections on Research Needs