Tagged: Economic aspects

New publications from OECD, late January 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.


Library acquisitions — September 2016

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from September 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.

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Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
African perspectives on trade and the WTO : domestic reforms, structural transformation and global economic integration / edited by Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe, Maika Oshikawa.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926509

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2016 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum16_e/public_forum16_e.htm

Request: web.librarian@wto.org



Compulsory licensing : practical experiences and ways forward / [edited by] Reto M. Hilty, Kung-Chung Liu.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926155

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/W5zv7y

Economic analysis of international law / edited by Eugene Kontorovich and Francesco Parisi.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1925846

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Preview: http://goo.gl/k36zwg

The economic welfare and trade relations implications of the 2014 Farm Bill / edited by Vincent H. Smith.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926255

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/kChK6o
Establishing judicial authority in international economic law / edited by Joanna Jemielniak, Laura Nielsen, and Henrik Palmer Olsen.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926492

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Preview: https://goo.gl/wl7lGG

GDP : a brief but affectionate history / Diane Coyle.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926424

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Preview: https://goo.gl/3Pp0B6

International economic law : the Max Planck encyclopedia of public international law / edited under the direction of Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926287

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Preview: https://goo.gl/rm854f

Patent enforcement worldwide : writings in honour of Dieter Stauder / edited by Christopher Heath.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926259

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Preview: http://goo.gl/B5KF1i

Regional trade agreements and the multilateral trading system / edited by Rohini Acharya.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926507

Launched during the WTO Public Forum 2016

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Preview: https://goo.gl/HaJB6b

The regulation of international trade : volume 1 : GATT / Petros C. Mavroidis.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926331

Featured in Midday Spotlight during WTO Public Forum 2016

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Preview: https://goo.gl/QZHbYC

The regulation of international trade : volume 2 : the WTO agreements on trade in goods / Petros C. Mavroidis.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926333

Featured in Midday Spotlight during WTO Public Forum 2016

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Preview: https://goo.gl/jWO3Ce

Rich people poor countries : the rise of emerging-market tycoons and their mega firms / Caroline Freund ; assisted by Sarah Oliver.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926386

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Preview: http://goo.gl/INR0DB

What you need to know to go global : a guide to international trade transactions / Stephen Creskoff.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926500

Featured in Midday Spotlight during WTO Public Forum 2016

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Preview: https://goo.gl/iqUFdO


Do Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Increase Innovation?

Do stronger intellectual property rights (IPR) increase innovation? Recent decades have seen a global transformation in IPR standards, underpinned by the theory that stronger IPRs spur increased incentives to innovate. This study tests the impact of ever more rigorous IPR systems on innovation through an index of economic complexity of 94 countries from 1965 to 2005. Our results confirm that stronger intellectual property systems engender higher levels of economic complexity. Nevertheless, only countries with an initial above-average level of development and complexity enjoy this effect.

Full-text available in .pdf

Latin American regional report – Mexico and NAFTA – October 2014

Politics & Security: The first political crime under Peña Nieto?
Politics & Security: Civil unrest in Guerrero
Politics: Raising Mexico’s profile
Economy: Videgaray’s stimulus budget
Postscript: Jalisco backs legalising medical marihuana

Full-text available in .pdf

Latin American regional report – Caribbean & Central America – October 2014

El Salvador: Flores case could ahve electoral impact – again
Nicaragua: Lack of consensus over “Gran Canal” census
Panama: Varela moves on a pledge
Costa Rica: Moody’s downgrade kicks Soliís into action
Honduras: Hernádez now bristling over Cafta
Cuba: Migration problems persist
Dominican Republic: Still at loggerheads with the UNCHR
Trinidad & Tobago: Main parties neck-and-neck heading into election year
Jamaica: Politics edging to the fore
Caribbean pointers Postscript : Growing interest in trade with China

Full-text available in .pdf

Latin American regional report – Andean Group – October 2014

Colombia: Lights and shadows in the peace process
Colombia: Bogotá’s declining economic dominance
Ecuador: Correa on the warpath
Ecuador: “Progressive Left” under siege
Peru: A mish-mash
Venezuela: As oil prices plummet, Maduro clutches at international straws
Venezuela: Venezuela chalks one up for the underdog
Postscript: Progress in efforts to combat child labour

Full-text available in .pdf

Latin American regional report – Brazil and Southern Cone – October 2014

Brazil : A write off
Brazil : Paths to growth
Argentina: Cristina lashes out as clouds darken
Argentina: New central bank president has all to play for
Chile: Struggling with the slowdown
Chile: More Mapuche unrest
Paraguay: Still unable to shake off historically negative image
Uruguay: Political temperature rises
Postscript: A gloomy outlook

Full-text available in .pdf