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Arvid Lukauskas, Executive Director, Picker Center, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University,Robert M. Stern, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan and Visiting Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California,Berkeley,Gianni Zanini, Consultant and former Lead Economist, the World Bank
Arvid Lukauskas is Executive Director of the Program in Economic Policy Management and the Picker Center for Executive Education at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He specializes in international and comparative political economy. His recent publications include the books The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis and Its Aftermath (ed. with F. Rivera-Batiz) and Regulating Finance as well as articles on the political economy of financial policy, trade policy, and central banking. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Robert M. Stern is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy in the Department of Economics and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and currently Visiting Professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC-Berkeley. He has published numerous papers, books, and edited volumes on a wide variety of topics, including international commodity problems, the determinants of comparative advantage, price behavior in international trade, balance-of-payments policies, and the computer modeling of international trade. He has been a consultant to and done research under the auspices of many U.S. Government agencies and international organizations. He has collaborated with Alan Deardorff (University of Michigan) since the early 1970s and with Drusilla Brown (Tufts University) since the mid-1980s in developing the Michigan Model of World Production and Trade. This is a computer-based model that has been used to study a variety of important policy issues.
Gianni Zanini specializes in international trade, economic policy, and development assistance. As a Consultant for the World Bank-East Asia Region in 2011-12, he was responsible for analytical economic work and for designing a technical assistance program in support of the ASEAN Economic Community. Between 2002-10, as a Lead Economist and Trade Team Leader in the World Bank Institute, he managed its trade capacity building and learning global program. At the World Bank he has led country analytical, advisory, and policy-related lending work in Somalia, Uganda, and Nigeria and program and country assistance evaluation work in FYR Macedonia, Sri-Lanka, the Philippines, India, and the Russian Federation. His recent publications include the books World Trade Indicators: Benchmarking World Trade Policies and Outcomes (with R. Islam), Handbook on International Trade in Services (ed. with A. Mattoo and R.M. Stern) and Somalia-From Resilience towards Recovery and Development.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and Overview, Arvid Lukauskas, Robert M. Stern, and Gianni Zanini Part I: The Global Trading System 2. The Multilateral Trading System, Robert M. Stern 3. Preferential Trade Agreements, Pravin Krishna Part II: International Trade Theory 4. Comparative Advantage: The Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin Theories, Arvind Panagariya 5. Trade and the Gains from Trade in the Presence of Decreasing Costs and Imperfect Competition, Mary E. Lovely and Devashish Mitra Part III: Trade Policy and Trade Liberalization 6. Instruments of Trade Policy, Geoffrey A. Jehle 7. Tools for Applied Trade-Policy Analysis: An Introduction, Soamiely Andriamananjara, Olivier Cadot, and Jean-Marie Grether 8. The Political Economy of Protectionism, Arvid Lukauskas 9. The Doha Round, Patrick A. Messerlin 10. Protective Regimes and Trade Reform, Wendy E. Takacs 11. Protection, Subsidies, and Agricultural Trade, Tim Josling 12. The Economics of Services Trade: An Overview, Aaditya Mattoo and Gianni Zanini 13. Miracles and Debacles Revisited, Arvind Panagariya 14. Policy Practices and Institutions for Successful Export Development and Diversification in Developing Countries, Salomon Samen 15. Trade, Poverty, Inequality, and Gender, Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz 16. Migration: The Globalization of International Labor Flows, Its Causes and Consequences, Francisco L. Rivera Batiz Part IV: Implementing and Negotiating Trading Arrangements for the 21st Century 17. Deep Integration in Preferential Trade Agreements, Jean-Christophe Maur 18. Rules of Origin, Paul Brenton 19. Regionalism in the Americas at the Turn of the 21st Century: NAFTA and Mercosur, Edward D. Mansfield 20. Safeguards, Anti-dumping, and Subsidies in International Trade Law, Joel P. Trachtman 21. Services Trade Agreements and Negotiations: An Overview, Aaditya Mattoo and Gianni Zanini 22. Public and Private Food Safety Standards: Compliance Costs and Strategic Opportunities, Spencer Henson and Steven Jaffee 23. Intellectual Property Rights: Economic Principles and Trade Rules, Carsten Fink 24. International Investment Agreements: Investor Protections and Foreign Direct Investment, Ana Frischtak and Richard Newfarmer 25. Dispute Settlement in the WTO: A Manual, Robert Howse 26. Competition Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements: Options for Policymakers, Simon J. Evenett 27. Public Procurement, Simon Evenett and Bernard Hoekman 28. Trade Facilitation, Andrew Grainger and Gerard McLinden 29. Trade and Environment, Steve Charnovitz 30. International Trade and Labor Standards, T.N. Srinivasan