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Services Trade Agreements and Negotiations: An Overview

Aaditya Mattoo and Gianni Zanini

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Services were included in the multilateral trade architecture of the WTO under the GATS and featured prominently in the process of WTO accession. They are also increasingly important in the large and ... More


The Political Economy of Protectionism

Arvid Lukauskas

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Arvid Lukauskas explores the political underpinnings of protectionism and trade liberalization. Lukauskas argues that political factors fundamentally influence commercial policy design and ... More


Achieving Current Account Convertibility: 1949–64

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 2 reviews Japan’s restrictive system of trade and payments—how it worked and how it was liberalized. The restrictive system was not only conceived as a mechanism to conserve scarce foreign ... More


Brazil’s Macroeconomic Policies and Capital Flows in the 1990s

Eliana Cardoso

in Short-Term Capital Flows and Economic Crises

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296867
eISBN:
9780191685286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296867.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

During the period between the late 1980s and the early 1990s, Latin America’s economic concerns experienced a turning point since various leaders, policy makers, and multilateral institutions agreed ... More


Regional Trade Agreements and Procurement Rules: Facilitators or Hindrances?

Robert D. Anderson, Anna Caroline Müller, and Philippe Pelletier

in The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

Government procurement is of considerable importance as an element of economic activity. Yet, government procurement has been effectively carved out of the main multilateral rules of the WTO system. ... More


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