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Trade and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the effect of international trade on labor conditions around the world. Evidence developed in the chapter shows that open trade policies improve working conditions by raising ... More


Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This final chapter summarizes the findings of the earlier analyses of the impact of globalization on labor conditions and considers the principles that should inform future policies to improve labor ... More


‘Human Rights’ Restrictions on Trade

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter first examines the notion of human rights trade sanctions, both on a general and a product basis. It then considers the relevant scope of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1947 ... More


Why Do Countries Repay Their Debts?

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The striking puzzle at the heart of international lending has long been known as the “enforcement problem” of cross-border debt contracts: clearly there is some kind of cross-border enforcement at ... More


Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Who is afraid of the WTO, the World Trade Organization? The list is long and varied. Many workers—and the unions that represent them—claim that WTO agreements increase import competition and threaten ... 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


TRIPS, Product Standards, and the Developing Economies

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Trade related intellectual property right regime (TRIPS) has made it virtually impossible to industrialize and emerge as manufacturing exporter through reverse engineering and imitation that many of ... More


Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Kim Oosterlinck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This is a book about hope and international finance. The repudiation of Russia’s debt by the Bolsheviks in 1918 affected French investors for several generations. The reason for this was the sheer ... More


A New Agenda for Global Warming

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter proposes an agenda to deal first with the United States' pollution and second with that of developing countries. It suggests that the way to get nations, and particularly the United ... 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


Sovereign Debt: Default and Repudiation

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The first chapter details the nature of sovereign debts. The sovereign nature of the issuer has an enormous impact in terms of risk. At the very least, one may argue that sovereign bonds have a split ... More


Denying the Temptation to GRAB

Nils Wernerfelt and Richard Zeckhauser

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter is part of the general literature on insecure property rights and their consequences for economic efficiency. The literature points out that there are other modes of expropriation or ... More


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