- Title Pages
- Preface to the Paperback Edition
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- 1 Introduction
- Part I History
- 2 Evolution of the Most Favoured Nation Principle Up to 1929
- 3 Commercial Policies in the 1930s
- 4 Non‐Discrimination in the GATT
- 5 Discrimination in International Trade, 1947–1985
- 6 Regionalism Versus Multilateralism During the Uruguay Round
- 7 Regionalism and the World Trade Organization
- Part II Theory
- 8 The Mainstream from Viner to the JCM Proposition
- 9 Extending the Model
- 10 The New Regionalism
- 11 Numbers and Geography
- Part III Empirical Evidence
- 12 Western European Integration
- 13 North America
- 14 Other Free Trade Areas and Customs Unions
- 15 Trade Preferences for Developing Countries
- 16 Global Issues
- Part IV Political Economy
- 17 Why Do Discriminatory Trading Arrangements Exist?
- 18 Consequences for the International Trading System
- 19 Summary and Prospects
Discriminatory Trading Arrangements Between the USA and Canada Before CUSTA
- The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements
- Oxford University Press
Describes and analyses discriminatory trading arrangements between the USA and Canada before CUSTA. The history is useful because it sheds some light on the prospects for NAFTA, but more importantly, it illustrates why an RTA may not come into existence even between countries that share a long common border and trade intensively with one another.
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