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U.S. trade policy : history, theory, and the WTO / William A. Lovett, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr. and Richard L. Brinkman.

By: Lovett, William Anthony.
Contributor(s): Eckes, Alfred E, 1942- | Brinkman, Richard L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HF1455 .L674 2004Publication: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2004Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xi, 236 p. : ill.ISBN: 0765613077 (alk. paper); 9780765613073 (alk. paper); 0765613085 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 9780765613080 (pbk. ; alk. paper).Subject(s): World Trade Organization | United States -- Commercial policy
Contents:
1. Introduction / William A. Lovett -- Britain's free trade experiment -- Bretton Woods, GATT 1947, and trade asymmetries -- Dollar hegemony, indiscipline, and Euro challenges -- MNCs, integration economies, and sharing benefits -- GATT 1994 and the World Trade Organization -- Goals for U.S. trade policy -- 2. U.S. trade history / Alfred E. Eckes Jr. -- Products and partners -- Colonial antecedents -- Confederation to constitution -- America first -- American system -- Cobden's challenge -- Protectionists in charge -- Wilson's low-tariff revolution -- Protection restored -- Smoot-Hawley -- Secretary Hull's trade policy revolution -- Building the Bretton Woods world -- Marshall Plan mentality -- GATT and unreciprocal trade -- Kennedy round asymmetries -- Overseas outsourcing -- Reacting to free riders -- Tokyo round promises -- FTA blitz -- NAFTA oversell -- Uruguay round "victory" -- Bilateral and regional FTAs -- Perils of globalization -- 3. Free trade : static comparative advantage / Richard L. Brinkman -- Origins of free trade : theory and policy -- Pure theory of trade -- Static comparative advantage under siege : errors and omissions -- Static versus dynamic -- 4. Dynamics of absolute advantage and economic development / Richard L. Brinkman -- Structural transformation : the secretary-lawyer analogy -- Dynamics of economic development : concept and theory -- New theories of trade : toward dynamic comparative advantage -- Toward improved trade policy -- 5. Rebalancing U.S. trade / William A. Lovett -- Alternative solutions -- Clinton-Perot : a mandate not implemented -- Department of Industry, Technology, and Trade (DITT) -- Cleaning up legal underbrush -- New realism versus holier than thou -- Teamwork : labor, environment, and consumers -- Monitoring and progress : three- to five-year transition periods -- Nonaction : vulnerability and decline -- Sustainable internationalism for Americans -- Recent trade bargaining--multilateral, regional and bilateral.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-225) and index.

1. Introduction / William A. Lovett -- Britain's free trade experiment -- Bretton Woods, GATT 1947, and trade asymmetries -- Dollar hegemony, indiscipline, and Euro challenges -- MNCs, integration economies, and sharing benefits -- GATT 1994 and the World Trade Organization -- Goals for U.S. trade policy -- 2. U.S. trade history / Alfred E. Eckes Jr. -- Products and partners -- Colonial antecedents -- Confederation to constitution -- America first -- American system -- Cobden's challenge -- Protectionists in charge -- Wilson's low-tariff revolution -- Protection restored -- Smoot-Hawley -- Secretary Hull's trade policy revolution -- Building the Bretton Woods world -- Marshall Plan mentality -- GATT and unreciprocal trade -- Kennedy round asymmetries -- Overseas outsourcing -- Reacting to free riders -- Tokyo round promises -- FTA blitz -- NAFTA oversell -- Uruguay round "victory" -- Bilateral and regional FTAs -- Perils of globalization -- 3. Free trade : static comparative advantage / Richard L. Brinkman -- Origins of free trade : theory and policy -- Pure theory of trade -- Static comparative advantage under siege : errors and omissions -- Static versus dynamic -- 4. Dynamics of absolute advantage and economic development / Richard L. Brinkman -- Structural transformation : the secretary-lawyer analogy -- Dynamics of economic development : concept and theory -- New theories of trade : toward dynamic comparative advantage -- Toward improved trade policy -- 5. Rebalancing U.S. trade / William A. Lovett -- Alternative solutions -- Clinton-Perot : a mandate not implemented -- Department of Industry, Technology, and Trade (DITT) -- Cleaning up legal underbrush -- New realism versus holier than thou -- Teamwork : labor, environment, and consumers -- Monitoring and progress : three- to five-year transition periods -- Nonaction : vulnerability and decline -- Sustainable internationalism for Americans -- Recent trade bargaining--multilateral, regional and bilateral.

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