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- International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00
We examine the effect of tariff policies on evasion of customs duties, in the context of the trade reform in India of the 1990s. We exploit the variation in tariff rates across time and products to identify the evasion elasticity, namely, the effect of tariffs on evasion, and relate this elasticity to factors related to customs enforcement or the quality... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00
Congo's vital dependence on trade for development stands in contradiction with its trade policy. As a member of the CEMAC, Congo's tariff scheme at least formally is guided by CEMAC's 1994 trade regime agreement. This paper shows CEMAC's customs code is restrictive relative to that of comparable regional integration groups. The paper also... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00
The literature measuring the impact of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTA) and WTO membership on trade flows has produced remarkably diverse results. Rose's (2004) seminal paper reports a range of specifications that show no WTO effects, but Subramanian and Wei (2007) contend that he does not fully control for multilateral resistance (which could bias... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 129.00
It is an appropriate time to rethink the relationship between trade regionalism and multilateralism in the Asian context as we witness the proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) in Asia. In the 1980s and 1990s, many scholars and policymakers believed that Asian integration was market-based, rather than legal-based, and that Asian integration... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 167.00
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have proliferated in East Asia as regional economies rush to catch up with the rest of the world — but what difference do they make? This book answers that question by providing an up-to-date assessment of the quality and impact of FTAs in the region. Featuring a collection of papers originally written for the prestigious... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 20.40
‘Ricardo?s Gauntlet? advances a critique of the mainstream economic case for international free trade. While the core of the case for free trade is David Ricardo?s principle of comparative advantage, the book argues that this case relies on a cluster of interconnected and mutually enforcing ‘economic fictions? – economic theories or doctrines that... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
One of the most important and neglected works of early American economics, Mathew Carey?s ?The New Olive Branch? offers insight into political economy as it happened in early America, and provides an excellent example of resistance to Adam Smith and classical economics. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 109.00
Condon explains key aspects of NAFTA and WTO rules on trade in goods and services, foreign direct investment and intellectual property protection and shows how these rules affect global business strategies. Cases are used to illustrate how these agreements work and how they affect crucial business interests. He examines the political context in which... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95
After the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada, the US and Mexico redefined their public policies to facilitate the regionalization of transactions. However, institutional gaps remain in the cross-boarder governance of security aspects. This book examines these deficiencies, gathering interdisciplinary contributions from specialists... more...