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U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue

U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Latin American Debt Issue

1st Edition

C. Roe Goddard
May 08, 2019

This book, first published in 1993, closely examines the United States government’s policy toward the Latin American debt crisis in the years 1982 to 1985. The United States under Reagan sought to maintain the problem as strictly a private creditor/debtor issue, and avoided the internationalization...

Constraints and Compromises: Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area

Constraints and Compromises: Trade Policy in a Democracy: The Case of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area

1st Edition

Orit Frenkel
May 08, 2019

The negotiation of the Free Trade Area between the US and Israel was, at the time, a remarkable political accomplishment, and is a useful case study because it includes all of the industrial and agricultural sectors, thus spanning the full spectrum of issues that would be dealt with in negotiations...

The Economics of Export Embargoes: The Case of the US-Soviet Grain Suspension

The Economics of Export Embargoes: The Case of the US-Soviet Grain Suspension

1st Edition

Per Lundborg
May 08, 2019

Export embargoes are imposed in the belief that enough economic damage will be inflicted on the target country to make it change course on some key political point. However, export embargoes also have economic consequences for producers in the country which imposes the embargo and for producers in...

The Contributions of John Maynard Keynes to Foreign Trade Theory and Policy, 1909-1946

The Contributions of John Maynard Keynes to Foreign Trade Theory and Policy, 1909-1946

1st Edition

Joseph R. Cammarosano
May 08, 2019

Over the course of his life, Keynes often abandoned ideas previously developed and at times assumed positions which were contradictory to his earlier thought. This inconsistency, it is charged, is especially true of his thinking in the field of international economics where he alternated between...

The Efficacy of Antidumping Duties

The Efficacy of Antidumping Duties

1st Edition

James M. DeVault
May 08, 2019

The postwar era was characterized by unprecedented economic expansion. The growth in international trade contributed significantly to this expansion, the growth being the product of the reduction of tariff barriers. As protectionism increased in the 1970s and 80s, the use of non-tariff barriers...

British Economic Foreign Policy

British Economic Foreign Policy

1st Edition

J. Henry Richardson
May 08, 2019

The financial crisis of 1931 marked a turning point in British economic foreign policy, as decades of laissez-faire principles were abandoned and an active interventionist policy was introduced. This book, first published in 1936, provides an in-depth analysis of the change in Britain’s policies,...

The British Tariff System

The British Tariff System

1st Edition

E.B. McGuire
May 08, 2019

The aim of this book, first published in 1939, is to provide a comprehensive description of the protectionist system that had been in force in Britain since 1931. It explains the principles and difficulties involved in framing and administering a customs and excise tariff, which has both revenue...

History of Protective Tariff Laws

History of Protective Tariff Laws

1st Edition

R.W. Thompson
May 08, 2019

This book, first published in 1888 and reprinted in 1974, offers a history of US protective tariffs and their consequences for that country’s international trade, particularly with Great Britain. Its aim was to present to the reader the arguments for and against the opposing principles of...

International Trade Policy

International Trade Policy

1st Edition

F.V. Meyer
May 08, 2019

The main contention of this book, first published in 1978, is that international trade policy must fit the economic structure of the trading countries. The first two chapters, which compare the nineteenth and twentieth century movements towards freer trade, and show the nature of the export...

Politics vs Economics in World Steel Trade

Politics vs Economics in World Steel Trade

1st Edition

Kent Jones
May 08, 2019

There can be few industries which have generated as much political controversy as the world steel industry. Since 1968 the trade policies of both the US and the EEC have created a vicious circle of protectionism and delayed adjustment in their steel industries. In particular, protectionist policies...

The Utility of International Economic Sanctions

The Utility of International Economic Sanctions

1st Edition

David Leyton-Brown
May 08, 2019

The debate over the imposition of sanctions against South Africa indicated that economic sanctions had become a controversial feature of the international political scene. This book, first published in 1987, is an authoritative review of the problem of economic sanctions. Each chapter looks at a...

The Tariff Reformers

The Tariff Reformers

1st Edition

Hon. George Peel
May 08, 2019

This book, first published in 1913, examines in detail the Tariff Reform crisis of January 1913. The sudden abandonment of decades of established policy was one of the most surprising events in British domestic politics....

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