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World Trade Organization and the Environment

By: PK Rao

176 pages, Tabs, graphs


Hardback | Sep 2000 | #106339 | ISBN: 0333777204
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The role and limitations of liberalized international trade in the global environment and sustainable development are examined here. The book integrates trade, environment and development perspectives for operationally meaningful policy purposes. The topics explored include an analysis of the global trade regimes, their interrelationships with the existing multilateral environmental agreements, institutional mechanisms governed by the World Trade Organization, and a framework for pragmatic reforms.


PART I: BACKGROUND - The Global Trade Regimes - Trade, Environment and Development - Multilateral Environmental Agreements - PART II: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION - WTO - Articles of Agreements and Beyond - A Brief History - Dispute Resolution Mechanisms - PART III: POLICY IMPLICATIONS - International Trade and Environment: An Integration - A New Role for the World Trade Organization - Towards a Better Future - Index

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P.K. RAO is Director, Center for Development Research, Princeton, USA. Dr. Rao has published several research papers and a few books including: Sustainable Development - Economics and Policy, and, The Economics of Global Climatic Change. He worked at Harvard and Rutgers Universities, and undertook several research projects during the past 25 years.

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