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Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book explores the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on employment in Europe. It supports the view that trade with LDCs has had limited impact on the labour market. Among its ... More


Development at the World Trade Organization

Sonia E. Rolland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book engages in a systematic analysis of development-oriented rules and procedures at the WTO. It argues that the shortcomings of the Doha Development Round are due in part to the failure to ... More


Labour Market Effects of Trade With LDCs in Europe

Mathias Dewatripont, André Sapir, and Khalid Sekkat

in Trade and Jobs in Europe: Much Ado About Nothing?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198293606
eISBN:
9780191601262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293607.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the impact of trade with less developed countries (LDCs) on long-term unemployment, wage dispersion, and the skill content of employment in northern Europe. The results did not ... More


Financial Instability 1966–1990

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we test the theories of financial instability outlined in Ch. 5 against evidence from six periods of financial instability since 1973, namely the UK secondary banking crisis of ... More


Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: A Political Analysis *

Tim Büthe and Helen V. Milner

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the effect of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on inward foreign direct investment flows (FDI) into least developed countries (LDCs). It suggests that BITs should not only ... More


Learning and Productivity Change in Developing Countries *

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on learning and technical change in manufacturing. It examines some of the major findings on firm-level technical change in less-developed country (LDC) manufacturing and ... More


Institutional Processes: What Impact on Developing Members?

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The much-touted transition from the power-based system of the GATT to the law-based framework of the WTO has largely focused on dispute settlement; yet there are a number of other critical processes ... More


“Developing Member” and Least-Developed Country Status at the GATT and WTO: Self-Designation versus the Politics of Accession

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Neither general international law nor the WTO legal system have a set definition of “developing country.” Members simply designate themselves as developing countries for purposes of particular WTO ... More


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