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Disciplines on Trade Instruments

Petros C. Mavroidis

in Trade in Goods: The GATT and the Other Agreements Regulating Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552139
eISBN:
9780191716591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552139.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the manner in which the GATT binds trade instruments, that is, instruments affecting either imported or domestic goods, but not both. The chapter proceeds as follows. Section 2 ... More


Industrial Tariffs, International Trade, and Development

Yılmaz Akyüz

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the appropriate structure and evolution of tariffs in the course of industrial development. It argues that rapid liberalization and harmonization of industrial tariffs across ... More


Tariffs

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/9780262029841.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the key concept of tariffs as the key permissive method for countries to regulate trade. There is an examination of tariffs negotiations and concessions which may be considered ... More


The Broad Idea of Labour Law: Industrial Policy, Labour Market Regulation, and Decent Work

John Howe

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter re-states the case for a broader interpretation of the traditional subject matter and purpose of labour law based on a labour market perspective of the subject, and seeks to locate ... More


Commentary

Robert Solow

in Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152143
eISBN:
9780231525541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152143.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a commentary by Robert Solow, Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He discusses two questions that arose in his mind as he was listening to ... More


Theorizing Imperialism

Gerry Kearns

in Geopolitics and Empire: The Legacy of Halford Mackinder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230112
eISBN:
9780191696411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230112.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contrasts accounts of the 19th-century New Imperialism by Mackinder and the economist John Hobson. Mackinder and Hobson might be taken as paradigmatic ideologists at two ends of the ... More


Trade and industrial policy China in the 1990s to today

Ann Harrison

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Chinese government has intervened extensively to promote industrialization in China, relying on a range of policy instruments. This chapter first discusses the tax and tariff incentives offered ... More


Wrapped Up in Cellophane

Paul David Blanc

in Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204667
eISBN:
9780300224887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204667.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines how cellophane, viscose rayon's sister industry, caught the fancy of the elites during the 1930s. It first considers how cellophane enabled the concentration of corporate power ... More


The Present as the Future, 2

John Kenneth Galbraith

in Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines various developments in economics that are part of the present and will contend against the neoclassical tradition for recognition in the future. Industrial countries, including ... More


The Merchants and the State

John Kenneth Galbraith

in Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the era of the merchants, the time of what is variously called merchant capitalism or mercantilism, a new and expanding world in which markets—and money—were strongly ... More


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