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The Litigious State: U.S. Trade Policy

Christina L. Davis

in Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of domestic political interests in the selection of U.S. cases for World Trade Organization (WTO) adjudication. It first considers how the United States has taken a ... More


The Reluctant Litigant: Japanese Trade Policy

Christina L. Davis

in Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Japanese trade policy to promote market access for exports. It considers how the delegation of authority to the bureaucracy influences the choice of trade strategies by Japan. ... More


Domestic Constraints and Active Enforcement

Christina L. Davis

in Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of courts in the ability of democratic politicians to support international commitments. Taking a closer look at the domestic political origins of trade disputes is ... More


Aftermath and Legacy

Douglas A. Irwin

in Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter assesses the aftermath and legacy of the Smoot–Hawley tariff. Smoot–Hawley gave congressional trade policy making a bad name that persists to this day. Those who enacted it promised ... More


Foreign Retaliation

Douglas A. Irwin

in Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines at the international reaction to the Smoot–Hawley tariff. The popular perception is that the tariff backfired by triggering retaliation against U.S. exports and the spread of ... More


Economic Consequences

Douglas A. Irwin

in Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses the economic effects of the Smoot–Hawley tariff. The popular perception is that the tariff raised import duties to record levels and helped cause the Great Depression. In fact, ... More


Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Christina L. Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The World Trade Organization (WTO) oversees the negotiation and enforcement of formal rules governing international trade. Why do countries choose to adjudicate their trade disputes in the WTO rather ... More


Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Douglas A. Irwin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Smoot–Hawley tariff of 1930, which raised U.S. duties on hundreds of imported goods to record levels, is America's most infamous trade law. It is often associated with—and sometimes blamed ... More


Domestic Politics

Douglas A. Irwin

in Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the long and politically divisive passage of the Smoot–Hawley tariff through Congress. The popular perception is that Congress enacted a higher tariff because it caved in to ... More


Introduction

Douglas A. Irwin

in Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150321
eISBN:
9781400838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150321.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter discusses the background of the Smoot–Hawley tariff, which President Herbert Hoover signed into law on June 17, 1930. The Smoot–Hawley tariff ranks among the most infamous ... More


The Politics of Exchange Rates: Implications and Extensions

Jeffry A. Frieden

in Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173849
eISBN:
9781400865345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173849.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The previous chapters provide an empirical evaluation of the theoretical propositions put forth in Chapter 1 about the expected policy preferences of economic groups in society. These investigations, ... More


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