5 edition of International Trade and Political Institutions found in the catalog.
January 30, 2002
by Edward Elgar Publishing
Written in English
|Contributions||Fiona McGillivray (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||242|
Book Description. Broadly viewing the global economy as a political competition that produces winners and losers, International Political Economy holistically and accessibly introduces the field of IPE to students with limited background in political theory, history, and economics. This text surveys major interests and institutions and examines how state and non-state actors pursue wealth and. International Political Economy is based on the assumption that IPE is best understood as enduring political competition between the winners and losers generated by global economic exchange. The book develops this theme by examining the origins and nature of this competition.
The book links the fields of economics, political economy and history. Earlier versions of the chapters were presented at a miniconference "Instituting trade: trade policy and 19th century political institutions, " at the Center for Political Economy, University of Washington, USA. cal system. Large-scale changes in political institutions, especially in the direction of democracy, may be necessary for the kind of massive trade liber-alization that has occurred. But changes in preferences cannot be overlooked in explaining the rush to free trade. Moreover, the influence of international institutions has been Size: KB.
Ideas, Institutions, and Trade The WTO and the Curious Role of EU Farm Policy in Trade Liberalization Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank. A clearly written and informed overview of the role the EU has played in the international trade negotiations on agriculture; Essential reading for a thorough understanding of any future developments in the WTO. INSTITUTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FDI Summary This series of papers tries to reﬂect the general notion of New Institutional Economics of endo-genizing and/or examining institutions either by themselves or in other economic applications. The thesis itself consists of ﬁve papers, of which the ﬁrst one is devoted completely to the studyFile Size: 6MB.
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International Trade and Political Institutions broadens the public choice theory of trade politics to allow for the study of ideas and institutions within a longer time horizon. The authors use theoretically rigorous historical analysis of international political economy and four important case studies to help untangle the role of ideology.
The impacts of international trade resonate throughout every strata of society. In his book Dilemmas of International Trade, Bruce E. Moon explains: "Just as trade affects the prices of individual products, global markets influence which individuals and nations accumulate wealth and political power.
They determine who will be employed and at. ‘In International Trade and Political Institutions, four leading young scholars of comparative and international political economy come together to analyse aspects of trade policy from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.
Combining theoretical sophistication with empirical depth, they provide cogent arguments about the interaction of interests, institutions, and ideas in a.
Dynamic changes in international institutions have been a striking feature of international politics in the post-cold war world. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) has been Author: Miles Kahler. Praise for the Sixth Edition. Thomas Oatley’s International Political Economy provides essential background to the interplay of economic behavior and political takes seriously the role that economics plays in defining the interests of political actors but also introduces the student to the operation of institutions that govern international trade and by: By the s many contended that these institutions--the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (now the World Trade Organization), the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund--were threatened by growing economic nationalism in the United States, as demonstrated by increased trade protection and growing budget deficits.
A wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches to international institutions. This collection presents a wide range of theoretical approaches to international institutions.
The volume is organized in four parts, each introduced by the editors. Part I covers current theories. Part II offers empirical studies on international organizations, international environmental problems, the 2/5(1).
International trade, economic transactions that are made between countries. Among the items commonly traded are consumer goods, such as television sets and clothing; capital goods, such as machinery; and raw materials and food.
Learn more about international trade in this article. The authors use theoretically rigorous historical analysis of international political economy and four important case studies to help untangle the role of ideology, institutions and interests. This illuminating book connects the fields of economics, political Cited by: 5.
In addition, political institutions include political party organizations, trade unions, and the (legal) courts. The term 'political Institutions' may also refer to the recognized structure of rules and principles within which the above organizations operate, including such concepts as the right to vote, a responsible government, and Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans.
There are a large number of international trade institutions and regional trading blocs which play an increasingly important role in the global economy. This text provides a highly readable account of the role of the main institutions. Chapter Political Economy and International Trade; Chapter Evaluating the Controversy between Free Trade and Protectionism; Chapter Introductory Finance Issues: Current Patterns, Past History, and International Institutions; Chapter National Income and the Balance of Payments Accounts; Chapter The Whole Truth about Trade Author: Steve Suranovic.
Get this from a library. International Trade and Political Institutions: Instituting Trade in the Long 19th Century. [Fiona McGillivray; Iain McLean; Robert Pahre; Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey] -- This work presents a study of trade politics, including theoretically rigorous historical analysis of international political economy and four important case studies.
theorists in international relations as well as the political economy of trade. policy. The opening essay — in its own way perhaps the most impressive piece in the. book — points to the tensions that arise between those who focus on the. narrowly political details of a particular historical event or political.
In a comparison of today’s global political economy with that of the last great era of globalization, the late nineteenth century, the most prominent distinction is be the high degree of institutionalization in today’s system. While the nineteenth-century system did have some important international institutions—in particular the gold standard and an emerging network of trade Author: Lisa L.
Martin. International trade and state efforts to liberalize or restrict trade generate very contentious politics. Trade creates winners and losers at the individual level, firm level, industry level, national level, and even regional level.
It also generates conflict among transnational social groups, such as environmental advocacy organizations, human rights organizations, and transnational business Author: Mary Anne Madeira. The Political Economy of International Trade. By Ken Heydon. pp, Polity Press, Heydon analyzes 21 case studies drawn from many countries that explain how the world trade system has worked (or failed).
The book serves as a well-written introduction to the world trading system as it actually exists today and is also a good reference. Chapter 10 Political Economy and International Trade. Trade policy analysis is often conducted from the implicit vantage point of a benevolent dictator poised to choose the best policies for a country.
However, decisions about which policies to apply are rarely made by a sovereign but instead are usually made via a democratic political process. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
International Trade: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic's belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that ”economists do it with models.“ That's because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues.4/5(3).
International political economy (IPE), also known as global political economy (GPE), refers to either economics or an interdisciplinary academic discipline that analyzes economics, politics and international it is used to refer to the latter, it usually focuses on political economy and economics, although it may also draw on a few other distinct academic schools, notably.1 International Political Economy W hat is international political economy (IPE)?
“State Power and the Structure of International Trade, food.9 Other economists have analyzed how different kinds of political institutions can affect 10choices on economic Size: KB.The growth of international trade can be increased, if the countries follow a common set of rules, regulations, and standards related to import and export.
These common rules and regulations are set by various international economic institutions. These institutions aim to provide a level playing field for all the countries and develop economic.