Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Low, Osakwe, & Oshikawa: African Perspectives on Trade and the WTO

Patrick Low (Univ. of Hong Kong), Chiedu Osakwe (World Trade Organization), & Maika Oshikawa (World Trade Organization) have published African Perspectives on Trade and the WTO: Domestic Reforms, Structural Transformation and Global Economic Integration (Cambridge Univ. Press 2016). Contents include:
  • Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe & Maika Oshikawa, Introduction and overview
  • Fatima Haram Acyl, African Union priorities in the WTO
  • Okechukwu E. Enelamah, Economic diversification in Africa's number one economy
  • Rob Davies, Trade, investment and development
  • Joshua Setipa, Integration into regional and global value chains - how is it done?
  • Moulay Hafid El Alamy, From Marrakesh to Nairobi: a force for the world trading system: from the past twenty years to the next twenty years
  • Arancha González, Building capacity in Africa to facilitate integration into global value chains: contributions from the ITC
  • Joakim Reiter, Investment and trade rules: increasing the stock of African foreign direct investment flows
  • Anabel González, Deepening African integration: intra-African trade for development and poverty reduction
  • Michael Finger, Rising Africa in world trade? A story of traditional commodities and new products
  • Maika Oshikawa, Ukamaka Anaedu & Vicky Chemutai, Trade policy trends in Africa: empirical evidence from twenty years of WTO trade policy reviews
  • Stephen Karingi, Ottavia Pesce & Simon Mevel, Preferential trade agreements in Africa: lessons from the tripartite free trade agreements and an African continent-wide FTA
  • Bernard Hoekman, African trade integration and international production networks
  • Marcus Bartley Johns, Christina Busch & Gerard McLinden, Implementing trade facilitation reform in Africa
  • Chiedu Osakwe, Trade rules, industrial policy and competitiveness: implications for Africa's development
  • Alexei P. Kireyev, WTO accessions, reforms and competitiveness: lessons for Africa
  • Yuan Yuan, Driving economic growth through trade policy reforms and investment attraction in the open world economy: the experience of China
  • Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe & Maika Oshikawa, Conclusions