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The Regulation of International Trade: GATT

Petros C. Mavroidis


The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was created alongside other towering achievements of the post-World War II era, including the United Nations, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund. GATT, the first successful agreement to generate multilateral trade liberalization, became the principal institution to administer international trade for the next six decades. This book offers detailed examination of the GATT regime for international trade, discussing the negotiating record, policy background, economic rationale, and case law. This book offers a substantive first cha ... More

Keywords: World Trade Organization (WTO), General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), quantitative restrictions, tariffs, most favored nation (MFN), preferential trade agreements (PTAs)

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262029841
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029841.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Petros C. Mavroidis, author