Tagged: Competition

New publications from OECD, early May 2017

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

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Library acquisitions — April 2017

We are pleased to send you our list of selected new acquisitions from April 2017. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

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Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Comparative economic development in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh : agriculture in the 20th century / Takashi Kurosaki.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926744

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Global political economy / edited by John Ravenhill.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926684

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Preview: https://goo.gl/3pgyZU

Global political economy : theory and practice / Theodore H. Cohn.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926633

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Preview: https://goo.gl/F2TXU5

Governing climate change / Harriet Bulkeley and Peter Newell.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926730

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Preview: https://goo.gl/rfVTR9

International investment law : reconciling policy and principle / Surya P. Subedi.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926704

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An introduction to international investment law / David Collins.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926623

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Preview: https://goo.gl/gPWfOK

Multilevel constitutionalism for multilevel governance of public goods : methodology problems in international law / Ernst Ulrich Petersmann.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926539

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Negociación internacional : enfoque estratégico / Luis Alfonso Gómez Dominguez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926665

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Non-discrimination and the role of regulatory purpose in international trade and investment law / Andrew D. Mitchell, David Heaton, Caroline Henckels.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926686

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Rethinking free trade, economic integration and human rights in the Americas / María Belén Olmos Giupponi.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926692

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Treaty shopping in international investment law / Jorun Baumgartner.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926659

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World on the move : consumption patterns in a more equal global economy / Tomás Hellebrandt and Paolo Mauro ; assisted by Ján Zilinský.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926678

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WTO retaliation : effectiveness and purposes / Michelle Limenta.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926700

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Preview: https://goo.gl/nRmxPv

 

Library acquisitions — November 2016

We are pleased to send you our list of selected new acquisitions from November 2016. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

For continuous updates on the latest trade news, don’t forget to check out the “Latest in trade” RSS feed: http://intranet/en/resources/library/library.htm

Kind regards,

Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
2038 : les futurs du monde / Virginie Raisson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926533

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Preview: https://goo.gl/iacGvT

ADR en vigueur le 1er janvier 2017 : Accord europĂ©en relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route / Commission Ă©conomique pour l’Europe, ComitĂ© des transports intĂ©rieurs.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926563

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Preview: https://goo.gl/6RL2KW

An advanced guide to trade policy analysis : the structural gravity model / Yoto V. Yotov … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926527

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Full text: http://goo.gl/Uzc4jB

Derecho de la OrganizaciĂłn Mundial del Comercio (OMC) / [edited by] Mario Matus Baeza, Mark Unger.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926529

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Preview: https://goo.gl/EQWIad
Le droit Ă  l’enseignement supĂ©rieur et la liberalisation internationale du commerce des services / Sophie Grosbon.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926551

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European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterways (ADN) including the annexed regulations, applicable as from 1 January 2017 / Economic Commission for Europe, Committee on Inland Transport.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926561

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Global inequality : a new approach for the age of globalization / Branko Milanovic.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926433

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International investment law : text, cases and materials / Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926309

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Preview: http://goo.gl/ObNA9K

Libraries, leadership, and scholarly communication / Rick Anderson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926494

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Preview: https://goo.gl/QSpvGP

Protection against unfair competition in the WTO TRIPS agreement : the scope and prospects of Article 10bis of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property / Christian Riffel.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926460

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Preview: https://goo.gl/BYAfU7

Research handbook on trade in services / edited by Pierre Sauvé, Martin Roy.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926315

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Preview: https://goo.gl/tDeSuc

Sauver l’Europe ! / Hubert VĂ©drine.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926535

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Trade costs and inclusive growth : case studies presented by WTO chair-holders / edited by Robert Teh … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926525

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Full text: https://goo.gl/XvM4GS

 

New publications from OECD, July 2016

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

The role of non-price determinants for export demand / Florian Verheyen

Abstract:
This investigation includes non-price factors such as patent applications and government and business characteristics into macroeconomic export demand functions because these determinants might also be relevant for international competitiveness. Results from panel cointegration as well as dynamic panel models for a sample of up to 27 countries from 1980–2011 show that conventional factors like the real effective exchange rate or foreign demand are important determinants of export demand. However, neglecting non-price factors such as patents which proxy innovativeness of a country or political stability which represents a solid business environment also affect export demand significantly positive. Thus, from a policy point of view, the focus on the exchange rate in order to remain competitive in international trade seems to be a too narrow perspective. Instead, politicians should also take care of these supply side factors if their focus is to increase a country’s export competitiveness.

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The Trade Competitiveness of Southern Emerging Economies: A Multidimensional Approach Through Cluster Analysis / Pierluigi Montalbano and Silvia Nenci

Abstract:
This paper investigates the trade competitiveness of the new emerging Southern economies – China, India, Brazil and South Africa (CIBS) – with respect to their main global partners. Starting from the commonly held view that countries with trade patterns similar to those of emerging countries are likely to suffer losses, we propose a multidimensional approach based on cluster analysis, both crisp and fuzzy, as an alternative strategy for assessing similarity in global trade patterns. On the basis of key trade characteristics drawn from the diverse strands of trade theory, we assess the relative position of CIBS within global trade patterns and their evolution over time. Unlike previous studies, our results do not support the hypothesis of the presence of a competitiveness threat from Southern emerging countries towards the main industrialised economies.

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