Relations between the European Community and the United States are taking on a new momentum. Are we heading towards a period of greater US-EC co-operation, or will the rapidly changing economic structure in Europe lead to possible conflicts across the Atlantic? This book offers an analysis of the economic implications of the current European Commu
Table of Contents
Introduction -- The United States and the History of European Integration -- Historical Overview -- Impact of the Cold War -- Economic Aspects of U.S.-EC Relations -- Economic Impact of EC-1992 on the U.S. -- Standards -- Testing and Certification -- Public Procurement -- Rules of Origin and Local Content -- Financial Services -- The Uruguay Round -- Agriculture -- Toward a "U.S.-EC Economic Area"? -- Political and Strategic Aspects of U.S.-EC Relations -- The American Position Toward the Community -- The EC Position Toward the United States -- The Kuwait Crisis -- Conclusion -- Documents on U.S.-EC Relations
RENE SCHWOK is affiliated with the Institut universitaire d'Etudes europeenes in Geneva, Switzerland. He has written a number of studies on the European Community and foreign economic policy including The European Community in United States Post-Cold War Policy.