Tagged: Economic conditions

Library acquisitions — October 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from October 2018. 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
Elgar encyclopedia of international economic law / edited by Thomas Cottier, Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, with Jonas Baumann, Brigitta Imeli, Julian Powell, Rebecca Gilgen.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927146

Featured at Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2018

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Preview: http://bit.ly/2HQ42FX
Les grandes questions d’√©conomie et de finance internationales : d√©coder l’actualit√© / Mathilde Lemoine, Philippe Madi√®s, Thierry Madi√®s.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927377

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Preview: http://bit.ly/2QupAMs
Handbook of research on counterfeiting and illicit trade / edited by Peggy E. Chaudhry.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927367

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Preview: http://bit.ly/2F5AdnM
The law and policy of international trade in electricity : access to and development of cross-border electricity transmission infrastructure under EU and WTO frameworks / Karolis Gudas.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927269

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The legitimacy of international trade courts and tribunals / edited by Robert Howse … [et al].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927308

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Negotiation dynamics of the WTO : an insider’s account / Mohan Kumar.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927265

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The new Oxford handbook of economic geography / edited by Gordon L. Clark … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927365

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No small hope : towards the universal provision of basic goods / Kenneth A. Reinert.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927375

Featured at Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2018

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Principles of law and economics / Antony W. Dnes.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1925826

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Trans-Pacific partnership agreement : a framework for future trade rules? / edited by Abhijit Das, Shailja Singh.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927350

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The weaponization of trade : the great unbalancing of politics and economics / Rebecca Harding, Jack Harding.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927381

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The willing world : shaping and sharing a sustainable global prosperity / James Bacchus.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927312

Featured at Meet the Author during WTO Public Forum 2018

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World trade report 2018 : the future of world trade : how digital technologies are transforming global commerce / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|12083088

Audio of launch during WTO Public Forum 2018 available: https://www.wto.org/english/forums_e/public_forum18_e/pf18_session_e.htm?session=41

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Full text: http://bit.ly/2OygFbq

 

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New publications from OECD, late October 2018

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.

Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

UNCTAD has launched the 2018 edition of the annual Trade and Development Report. Subtitled “Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion”, the report examines asymmetric distribution of wealth, power, and influence.

A description of the report from the press release presents a summary of the topics discussed critically in this edition:

“While the public sector in advanced economies has been obliged to borrow more since the crisis, it is the rapid growth of private indebtedness, particularly in the corporate sector, which needs to be monitored closely; this has, in the past, been a harbinger of crisis.¬† The growing indebtedness observed globally is closely linked to rising inequality. The two have been connected by the growing weight and influence of financial markets, a defining feature of hyperglobalization. Banks becoming too big to fail came to epitomize the reckless neglect of regulators prior to the crisis. But the ability of financial institutions to rig markets has survived the early rush of reform in the aftermath of the crisis and efforts are underway to push back even on the limited regulations that have been put in place.¬† Asymmetric power is not unique to financial markets; the global trade landscape is also dominated by big players. The ability of lead firms in global production networks to capture more of the value added has led to unequal trading relations even as developing countries have deepened their participation in global trade.¬† The digital world has bucked the gloomier post-crisis trend and is opening up new growth opportunities for developing countries. But the worrying spirit of monopoly risks distorting outcomes. Getting to grips with the policy and regulatory challenges this poses must be an integral part of rebalancing the global economy.¬† All these old and new pressures are weighing down on multilateralism. In our interdependent world, inward looking solutions do not offer a way forward; the challenge is to find ways to make multilateralism work for all and for the health of the planet. There is much to be done.”

The full report is available for download, in its entirety or by chapter, from the UNCTAD website: https://unctad.org/en/pages/PublicationWebflyer.aspx?publicationid=2227

New publications from OECD, late September 2018

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.

New publications from OECD, mid August 2018

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 — July 2018

We are pleased to share our list of selected new acquisitions from July 2018. 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

Did you take advantage of any of the electronic resource trials this year?

If you explored Oxford International Organizations, World Scientific Journals, HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated, Safari Online Learning Platform, Oxford Economics, Gale’s Environmental Studies and Policy Collection, or Brill’s Climate Change and Law Collection during the trial periods, we would appreciate your feedback!

Please share your thoughts on this resource by emailing us at web.librarian@wto.org.

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Accession to the World Trade Organization : a legal analysis / Dylan Geraets.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927227

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Preview available: http://bit.ly/2nhx5K0
An√°lisis del entorno econ√≥mico internacional : instrumentos y pol√≠ticas / Ana Isabel Vi√Īas Apaolaza, Laura P√©rez Ortiz y √Āngeles S√°nchez D√≠ez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927241

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La convergencia de dos sistemas de integración : las relaciones entre la OMC y la UE en perspectiva constitucional / Naiara Arriola Echaniz ; prólogo María Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Luis Ignacio Gordillo Pérez.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927189

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Droit du commerce international / Hugues Kenfack.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927233

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La economía estresada / José Manuel Cruz Barragán.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927231

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L’√©conomie am√©ricaine / Anton Brender, Florence Pisani.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927235

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Guide sur le syst√®me de r√®glement des diff√©rends de l’OMC / pr√©sent√© par la Division des affaires juridiques et la Division des r√®gles du Secr√©tariat de l’OMC, ainsi que par le Secr√©tariat de l’Organe d’appel.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927314

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Full text: http://bit.ly/2OOSyGP
Intellectual property rights and competition in standard setting : objectives and tensions / Valerio Torti.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927316

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Inversiones extranjeras y responsabilidad internacional de las empresas : problem√°ticas en torno al CIADI, los TBI y los derechos humanos / [coordinated by] Javier Echaide ; Magdalena Bas Vilizzio … [et al.].

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927179

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Subsidies in the context of the WTO’s free trade system : a legal and economic analysis / Gurwinder Singh.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927229

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The trade policy review mechanism : a critical analysis / Mathias Kende.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927193

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The wealth of a nation : a history of trade politics in America / C. Donald Johnson.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927253

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World trade law : text, materials and commentary / Simon Lester, Bryan Mercurio and Arwel Davies.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1927279

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New publications from OECD, late July 2018

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.