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Rules of Origin as tools of development? Some lessons from SADC

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Firm level interviews are used to assess the economic implications of the rules of origin (ROO) applied for trade to qualify under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade Protocol. ... More


Understanding Rules of Origin

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter surveys recent work on the economic effects, both theoretical and empirical, of Rules of Origin (ROO) in a Free Trade Area (FTA).


The Mainstream from Viner to the JCM Proposition

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deals with mainstream customs union theory, starting with the Vinerian concepts of trade creation and trade diversion (Sects. 1–3). Section 4 analyses differences between customs unions and free ... More


North America

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deals with empirical work on North American regional trading arrangements. Section 1 reports estimates of the impact of a free trade area between the USA and Canada. This literature was innovative in ... More


Mandatory Abolition of Anti-dumping, Countervailing Duties and Safeguards in Customs Unions and Free Trade Areas Constituted between WTO Members: Revisiting a Long-standing Discussion in Light of the Appellate Body’s Turkey—Textiles Ruling

Angela T. Gobbi Estrella and Gary N. Horlick

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the ruling of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body on the Turkey-Textiles case concerning import restrictions on imports textile and clothing products. It suggests ... More


Other Free Trade Areas and Customs Unions

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Other free trade areas and customs unions have been less intensively studied than the EU or NAFTA. RTAs among developing countries have not had a great impact, often because paper agreements were not ... More


The North American Integration Regime and its Implications for the World Trading System

FREDERICK M. ABBOTT

in The EU, the WTO, and the NAFTA: Towards a Common Law of International Trade?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248124
eISBN:
9780191714863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248124.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Although the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and European Union (EU) regional integration processes have shortcomings, there is also reason to conclude that these enterprises are ... More


Regionalization of World Trade and Currencies: Economics and Politics

Jeffrey A. Frankel and Shang-Jin Wei

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/9780226260228.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Drawing on earlier econometric results, this chapter explores the effects that regional economic arrangements concerning currencies have had on bilateral trade. It considers economic welfare effects ... More


Economic Analysis of Regional Trade Agreements

Viet D. Do and William Watson

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the results of economic analyses of regional trade agreements (RTA). The recent proliferation of RTA poses a number of interesting and difficult questions for economists. These ... More


Preferential Trade Agreements

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029841
eISBN:
9780262333894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on preferential trade agreements, the second exception to the most favored nation clause. Unlike special and differential treatment, which is focused on providing benefits to ... More


Under Construction: The Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area (EMFTA)

Francesco Seatzu

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Although compelled by both political and trade necessities, negotiations for the Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area (EMFTA) have been problematic and lengthy. This free trade area is to encompass the ... More


Triumph: Economic Integration, 1955–1957

Sebastian Rosato

in Europe United: Power Politics and the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449352
eISBN:
9780801460982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is structured around four questions: Why did the Europeans not achieve economic integration in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Why did the Federal Republic of Germany welcome the Benelux ... More


Regional Arrangements: Integrating, Coordinating, and Gaining a Voice

Eleanor M. Fox and Mor Bakhoum

in Making Markets Work for Africa: Markets, Development, and Competition Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190930998
eISBN:
9780190931025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930998.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter studies regional coordination in sub-Saharan Africa. Regional arrangements occupy a significant part of African competition policy. The most integrative form of arrangement is a common ... More


Continental Trading Blocs: Are They Natural or Supernatural?

Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ernesto Stein, and Shang-jin Wei

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/9780226260228.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The world trading system seems to be moving, not just to a system of regional free trade areas (FTAs) but to a system of large continental groupings. In Europe, the European Union (formerly the ... More


The Regionalization of the World Economy

Jeffrey A. Frankel (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226259956
eISBN:
9780226260228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Regional economic arrangements such as free trade areas (FTAs), customs unions, and currency blocs, have become increasingly prevalent in the world economy. Both pervasive and controversial, ... More


Indonesian Visions of Regionalism: From Yudhoyono to Jokowi

Jürgen Rüland

in The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the “leadership frame,” the chapter unearths a new interpretive frame of the Charter from 2009 onward, suggesting a gradual return of extant ideas of Indonesian foreign policymaking. The chapter ... More


Introduction

Matthew Broad

in Harold Wilson, Denmark and the Making of Labour European Policy, 1958-72

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940483
eISBN:
9781786945020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940483.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that central to how the British Labour Party and Danish SD developed strategies towards European integration between 1958 and 1972 was a close relationship between them. To set ... More


The European Attempt to Topple Spain’s Industrial Protection

Fernando Guirao

in The European Rescue of the Franco Regime, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861232
eISBN:
9780191893315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861232.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The 1970 Agreement was intended to regulate trade relations between the Six and Spain for six years. At the end of 1972, however, Chapter 8 shows, for the Six/Nine the question was no longer that of ... More


The Welfare Implications of Trading Blocs among Countries with Different Endowments

Antonio Spilimbergo and Emesto Stein

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/9780226260228.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Over the last decade, a large number of bilateral trading arrangements have been created, strengthened, or proposed in nearly every region of the world. Empirical evidence on bilateral trade flows ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey A. Frankel

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/9780226260228.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book addresses several large questions. Why do countries adopt free trade areas (FTAs) and other regional trading arrangements? To what extent have existing regional arrangements actually ... More


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