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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


Roots of the Postwar Textile and Apparel Trade: The Reconstruction of the Asian–Pacific Rim Textile Industry

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the postwar changes in U.S. trade policy: the emergence of the early postwar reciprocal-trade regime in textiles and apparel, as it was first developed ... More


Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930

Mariola Espinosa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218113
eISBN:
9780226218137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the early fall of 1897, yellow fever shuttered businesses, paralyzed trade, and caused tens of thousands of people living in the southern United States to abandon their homes and flee for their ... More


Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Robert M. Uriu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book chronicles how a controversial set of policy assumptions about the Japanese economy, known as revisionism, rose to become the basis of the trade policy approach of the Clinton ... More


Importers, Exporters, and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods

Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, and Peter K. Schott

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter develops a new data set on import and export activity of U.S. firms. Firms that export had higher employment growth than nonexporters, and firms that entered the export or import market ... More


Understanding the U.S. Trade Deficit: A Disaggregated Perspective

Catherine L. Mann and Katharina Plück

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reports new estimates for the elasticity of U.S. trade flows using bilateral, commodity-detailed trade data for thirty-one countries, using measures of expenditure and trade prices ... More


Getting to No: The Evolution of Japan's Rejectionist Line

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the author takes a step back to describe how an increasing number of officials in Japan had come to resent constant U.S. trade demands, and were gearing up to one day say “no.” This ... More


The Return to Balance

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the author argues that the U.S. was forced to back down at every turn during the Framework talks. It also turns out that revisionism was damaged not only by the attacks by the ... More


Introduction

Ellen Israel Rosen

in Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book explores the complex political, social, and economic events that have transformed the U.S. apparel industry. It investigates the forces that have made the textile, apparel, and retail ... More


The World Trading System: The WTO, Trade Disputes, and Regional Agreements

Douglas A. Irwin

in Free Trade under Fire: Fifth Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201009
eISBN:
9780691203362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201009.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter focuses on the current controversies about the multilateral trading system, particularly the World Trade Organization (WTO). It provides an overview of how the WTO was criticized by ... More


The Auto End Game: From Potential Blowup to Anticlimax

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The failure of the Hosokawa summit led some officials to worry about the very future of the U.S.‐Japan relationship. Most observers believed that Japan would eventually compromise, as it could not ... More


Why Do Countries Seek Regional Trade Agreements?

John Whalley

in The Regionalization of the World Economy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226259956
eISBN:
9780226260228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260228.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter argues that a wide range of considerations arise when countries seek to negotiate regional trade agreements. Some see trade agreements as providing underpinnings to strategic alliances, ... More


Empires, Interlopers, Corruption, and America’s Early India Trade

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Even as their Revolution freed Americans from direct British rule and from the East India Company’s monopoly, American merchants and consumers quickly entered into newly codependent relationships ... More


Negotiating the Framework: Doomed from the Start?

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In order to defeat managed trade, Japanese officials counterattacked with a campaign to discredit revisionism, including attacks on the integrity of the revisionists themselves. The Japanese also ... More


The Evolution of the Essential Security Exception in U.S. Trade and Investment Agreements

James Mendenhall

in Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199937929
eISBN:
9780190260163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199937929.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the evolution of the essential security exception in trade and investment agreements in the United States. It considers two notable trends: the latest generation of U.S. ... More


Lawfare in Dispute Settlement

Congyan Cai

in The Rise of China and International Law: Taking Chinese Exceptionalism Seriously

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190073602
eISBN:
9780190073633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073602.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how China resolves international disputes from the unique perspective of lawfare. It reviews the concept of lawfare and then invents a normative framework for analyzing lawfare. ... More


Implementing the New Japan Policy

Robert M. Uriu

in Clinton and Japan: The Impact of Revisionism on US Trade Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280568
eISBN:
9780191712814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280568.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the administration's early efforts to convince the Japanese to agree to “results‐oriented” agreements. Using aggressive tactics and abrasive rhetoric, the administration tried ... More


The Future of Cuba’s Non-Sugar Agricultural Sector

Mario A. González-Corzo and Armando Nova-González

in The Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Relationship: New Pathways and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190687366
eISBN:
9780190687397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687366.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Despite a dramatic growth in agricultural trade between the United States and Cuba, trade between these two states has been “one-way trade,” primarily due to U.S. economic sanctions. A new scenario ... More


Conclusions

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 9 discusses two questions: first, whether the explanation for declining trade salience is specific to the American experience; and second, what conditions in the U.S. could change to revive ... More


Why Go a Fiji Voyage?

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses why, despite the negative assumptions regarding the islands of Fiji during the nineteenth century, Americans still went there. Indeed, several thousand of them ... More


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