The Trade and Development Series seeks to provide objective, accessible information about the new trade agenda. Titles in the series cover a wide range of topics, from regional trade agreements and customs reform to agriculture, intellectual property rights, services, and other key issues currently being discussed in World Trade Organization negotiations. Contributors to the series represent some of the world’s leading thinkers and specialists on international trade issues. Titles in this series undergo internal and external review under the management of the Trade Group's Advisory Board in the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network.
(Washington, DC: World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2003)
Mattoo, Aaditya; Stern, Robert M.; Mattoo, Aaditya; Stern, Robert M.
India's trade policy establishment
is perceived to be somewhat wary of multilateral engagement,
even though India is implementing substantial economic, and
trade policy reforms. Some essays in this well-researched
volume may throw light on this paradox. More important, the
essays take a hard look at India's interests, and
concerns with respect to international trade. They suggest
ways that India could deploy its domestic reform agenda in
the Doha Round negotiations, to secure concessions from its
trading partners, while using multilateral engagement to
reinforce the domestic reform process, and enhance the
process' credibility. The book should prove of
considerable value to policymakers, market participants, and