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The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya


When the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) metamorphosed into the WTO in 1994, it seemed that the third pillar of the international economic superstructure was finally put in place. And yet with the failure if member countries to close the Doha Round of trade negotiations and the emergence of bilateral and plurilateral preferential trade agreements (PTAs) such as the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) , the future of the world trade system seems uncertain. In this volume leading economists examine issues in trade policy that have arisen during this shift. The contributors discuss tren ... More

Keywords: GATT, WTO, Preferential Trade Agreements, NAFTA, TPP, TTIP, Poverty, Inequality, Border Tax Equalization, Antidumping, Trade Facilitation, Food Security, Trade Liberalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780262035231
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, editor
Columbia University

Pravin Krishna, editor
Johns Hopkins University

Arvind Panagariya, editor
Columbia University

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