The Regulation of International Trade

4th Edition

By Michael Trebilcock, Robert Howse, Antonia Eliason

© 2012 – Routledge

912 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

Drawing on a wide variety of classic and contemporary sources, respected authors Trebilcock and Howse here provide a critical analysis of the institutions and agreements that have shaped international trade rules. In light of the growing debate over globalization, they include special sections examinations of topics such as:

* agriculture

* services and trade-related intellectual property rights

* labor rights

* the environment

* migration.

*competition

Drawing on previous highly praised editions, this comprehensive text is an invaluable guide to students of economics, law, politics and international relations. Now fully updated, this fourth edition includes full coverage of new developments including the Doha trade round, the proliferation of preferential trade agreements, the debate on trade, climate change and green energy, the response of the trading system to the 2007-2010 financial and economic crisis, the controversy over trade and exchange rate manipulation, and the growing body of WTO dispute resolution case law.

Table of Contents

1. The Evolution of International Trade Theory and Policy 2. The Most Favoured Nation Principle 3. The National Treatment Principle 4. Dispute Settlement 5. Trade, Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments 6. Tariffs, Rules of Origin and Regional Trading Arrangements 7. Trade Policy and Domestic Health 8. Anti-Dumping Laws 9. Subsidies and Countervailing Duties 10. Safeguard Regimes 11. Trade and Agriculture 12. Trade and Services 13. Trade-Related Intellectual Property (TRIPS) 1 4. Trade and Investment 15. Trade and Developing Countries 16. Trade and the Environment 17. Trade and Labor Rights 18. Trade and Competition Policy 19. The International Movement of People

About the Authors

Michael J. Trebilcock is University Professor and Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, Canada. In addition to the three previous editions of The Regulation of International Trade, he is the author of The Limits of Freedom of Contract and The Making of the Mosaic: A History of Canadian Immigration Policy.

Robert L. Howse is Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law at New York University, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics