The Political Economy of International Trade

The Political Economy of International Trade : U.S. Trade Laws, Policy, and Social Cost

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As both trade deficits and fiscal deficits steadily increased during the 1980s in the U.S., free trade has not stood without its share of suffering. Chung investigates American trade policy from the perspectives of U.S. trade laws and international trade agreements by outlining the primary trade laws of the past; considering the trade laws of the present; and delving into various trade agreements, disputes, and reforms.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 20.3mm | 385.56g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739112929
  • 9780739112922

Table of contents

Part 1 U.S. Trade Laws and International Trade Agreements Chapter 2 Constitutional Mandate of Trade Policy and Trade Protection Chapter 3 Primary Trade Laws in the Past Chapter 4 Trade Laws of the Present Era: An Overview Chapter 5 Principal Trade Policy Instruments Chapter 6 The World Trade Framework Part 7 U.S. Trade Policy, Social Cost, and Policy Reform Chapter 8 Trade Policy Institutions Chapter 9 Trade Policy in Action Chapter 10 Trade Disputes and Settlements Chapter 11 Adjudicatory Behavior of Trade Policy and Institutions Chapter 12 Fair Trade Policy, Social Cost, and Trade Policy Reform Chapter 13 Epilogue
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All in all, The Political Economy of Inernational Trade is a useful contribution to the trade literature. I will be of particualr value to those interested in the legal and constitutional basis as well as the bureaucratic machinery of U.S. trade policy. * Political Studies Review * Chung provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. trade policy. An excellent reference that belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in understanding the economics of U.S. trade laws. -- Thomas J. Prusa, Rutgers University
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About Jae Wan Chung

Jae Wan Chung is Professor Emeritus of Economics at George Mason University.
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