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Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Tamir Agmon and Christine R. Hekman (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a bridge between actual, and expected, United States trade policies and the financial, marketing, operational, organizational, and strategic aspects of corporate business policy. ... More


NGOs, Multinationals, and Global Trade Governance

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and multinational corporations (MNCs) in global trade policy. It examines governance in the global trading system with regard ... More


Trade Policy and the Environment

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Chapter 6 focuses on trade policy and the environment and the ways in which differing goals in the two camps can be reconciled. It also shows how trade does not typically harm the environment, how ... More


A Probabilistic Estimate of International Trade Risk: Quantifications of Trade Policy Outcomes

Tamir Agmon and Clas Wihlborg

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

In this chapter different alignments of trade policy give rise to different structural risks. These risks are described by means of standard probability distributions, which are stylized descriptions ... More


Human Rights, Labor Rights, and Trade Policy

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter offers a review of human rights and labor rights and the possible roles of trade and trade policy in promoting them. It concluded that the WTO has neither the design, the capacity, nor ... More


South African Economic Policy under Democracy: Overview and Prospects

Janine Aron, Brian Kahn, and Geeta Kingdon

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter begins with a discussion of the social and economic legacy of the apartheid era. It then discusses the evolution of economic policy thinking in South Africa, international reintegration, ... More


The Evolution and Impact of Industrial and Competition Policies

Anthony Black and Simon Roberts

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter focuses on industrial policy and performance and on manufacturing industry in particular. It argues that performance since 1994 has been characterized by the perpetuation from the ... More


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