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Table of contents for The rules of the global game : a new look at US international economic policymaking / Kenneth W. Dam.




PART 1: ANGLES OF VISION
1 The Tension between the WIs" and the "Should Be"
he Normative Approach
The Positive Approach: A Political Analysis
Interest Group Polltics
Who Does What (and to Whom) in Washington
Political Contributions and Interest Groups
Rent Seeking by Governmental Groups
Rent Extraction
The Role of Poiiticai Parties
Limits to Po!itical Analysis
The Role of Statecraft in Resolving the Tension
The Presidency, tle Executive Branch, and the Congress
Implementing Statecraft Strategies
A Closer Look at the Private Sector
Statecraft in Search of Normative Goals
Irteresl Groups and Public Discourse
t penness, Productvity, and Per Capita income
Political Dimensions of Trade Policy
t iollical Anatysis



The Institutional Setting ot Interest Group Politics
The influence of Different Kinds of interest Groups
4    Normative Dimensions of Trade Policy
The Case for Eliminating Trade Barriers: Comparative Advantage
Intraindustry Trade
The Benefits of Opening Economies to Trade
Oualifications to the Case ior Free Trade?
The Current State of Play
PART 2: TRADE STRATEGIES AND ISSUES
5    Opening Foreign Markets
The 301 Process
Sanctions as the Achilles' Heel of 301
The Semiconductor Agreement Example
Market Access in the Uruguay Round: Procurement and Agriculture
6    Trade in Services
The Nature of Trade in Services
The Search for Services Trade Liberalization
From GATT to GATS
Financial and Telecommunications Services
The Path Ahead
7    The Regional Strategy for Opening Markets
Regional trade Agreements Today
The Case lor and against RTAs: Trade Creation and Diversion
Rent Seeking in the Trade Creation / Diversion Equation
The Third-Country Effect
Interest Groups and NAFTA
8    The Janus Faces of Fairness
From Protectionism to Fairness
Antidumping Proceedings in Actual Practice
Antidumping in a Statecraft Perspective
The Semiconductor Agreement, Part II
Larger Implications of the Antidumping Law
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PART 3: INVESTMENT AND FINANCE
IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD
9    Private Foreign Investment
Perspectives on FDI
Invesiment as a Driver of Trade
Restrictions on Investment as Restrictions on Trade: TRIMs
The Faiied OECD MAI Effort
US Policy ioward Inward investment
US Options in Investment Negotiations
10   The Diversity of Monetary and Financial Issues
The Moving Theater of Monetary and Financial Issues
Exchange Rates and Patterns of Trade
Exchange Rates and Trade Compared
Managing Exchange Rates
11   The International Monetary System
Exchange Rate and Reserve Systems
A Political Analysis of US International Monetary Policy
The Key Currency Role of the Dollar
12   The International Financial System
Underdeveiopment in Developing Countries
The Asian Financial Crisis
The Bailout issue and Prospective Reforms
Policy issues after the Asian Crisis
US Decision Making in International Finance
PART 4: IRREPRESSIBLE NEW ISSUES
13     Labor Standards and the Environment
Trade and labor Standards
Trade and the Environment
14   Trade in Information
The Nature of Information
Intormation Issues
The Uruguay Round TRIPs Agreement
Subsidies to High Technology
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15   Cross-Border Flows of People
US Immigration Poiicy in Historical Perspective
immigraiion Today
An Economic Approach to Immigration Policy
The Consequences of Present Policy
Short-Term Entrants
Reprise
Notes
Bibiiography
Index