Tagged: Policy

New publications from OECD, late April 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 — April 2016

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

Through 2 June 2016, take advantage of the opportunity to explore the Emerald eJournals Collection!

Covering finance and organization studies, public policy and information management, and much more, the Emerald eJournals Collection is a cross-disciplinary journal database, facilitating access to a wealth of peer-reviewed international research. While WTO already has subscription access to many electronic journals from Emerald, this trial allows consultation of the full range of titles in this collection, amounting to more than 130,000 articles from more than 290 journals.

For more information and to explore this resource during this limited trial period, visit the Emerald eJournals Collection here: http://www.emeraldinsight.com

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
Bridging the Pacific : toward free trade and investment between China and the United States / C. Fred Bergsten, Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Sean Miner ; assisted by Tyler Moran.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926382

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/Na85vr

The EU’s role in global governance : the legal dimension / edited by Bart Van Vooren, Steven Blockmans and Jan Wouters.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926249

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/8Eijk3

From stress to growth : strengthening Asia’s financial systems in a post-crisis world / [edited by] Marcus Noland and Donghyun Park.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926376

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/ORzbtB

The great rebirth : lessons from the victory of capitalism over communism / [edited by] Anders Aslund and Simeon Djankov.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926388

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

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

The great tradeoff : confronting moral conflicts in the era of globalization / Steven R. Weisman.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926390

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/sNSZMG

Inside the euro crisis : an eyewitness account / Simeon Djankov.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926384

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/B9RuSF

Intellectual property and free trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region / [edited by] Christoph Antons, Reto M. Hilty.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926291

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/zzREsf

Managing the euro area debt crisis / William R. Cline.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926380

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/tbd6PY

Markets over Mao : the rise of private business in China / Nicholas R. Lardy.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926378

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/YtJMCh

A ‘more economic approach’ to WTO law’s relevant market definition, trade harm, and quantification of trade effects and countermeasures : a normative law and economics comparison with EU competition law / Marcos C. Iacovides.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926346

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: http://goo.gl/5QjZO0

Policy-making in the European Union / edited by Helen Wallace, Mark A. Pollack, Alasdair R. Young.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926251

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/8SWuUE

Rising powers, global governance, and global ethics / edited by Jamie Gaskarth.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926194

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/yR4r98

TRIPS plus 20 : from trade rules to market principles / [edited by] Hanns Ullrich … [et al.].


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926293

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/7Axnxc

Ukraine : what went wrong and how to fix it / Anders Aslund.


WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926374

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/Ejiwik


New OECD publications on innovation and technology, March-April 2015

In March and April 2015, OECD launched several new publications relating to different issues and topics under the broader subjects of innovation and technology.


Scientific Advice for Policy Making: The Role and Responsibility of Expert Bodies and Individual Scientists is of particular import in light of the use of science advice in policy decisions and actions in the handling of the Ebola outbreak, Fukushima accident, and L’Aquila earthquake. This publication argues that governments would benefit from agreeing upon common principles for developing and communicating scientific advice, in crisis situations as well as for long-term policy development or change. The volume also looks at differentiating advisory roles from policy decision-making roles and the need to define legal responsibilities and liability of scientific advisors.


World Corporate Top R&D Investors: Innovation and IP bundles, a report published by the OECD and the European Commission, presents data and statistics on the innovation output of the top 2000 corporate R&D investors worldwide. Patents and trademarks are used as proxy indicators.


Industry Self Regulation: Role and Use in Supporting Consumer Interests considers industry self-regulation and the benefits it can provide to both industry and consumers and the implementation of codes of conduct and standards. The report examines conditions and situations where there are likely to be benefits and the steps required to ensure such initiatives succeed.

Protected: Weeks of 2 and 9 July: Periodicals

Protected: Week of 25 June: Working Papers

Protected: Week of 18 June: Working Papers