International Trade and Global Stability
Gerald P. O'Driscoll
Sara F. Cooper
American Institute for Economic Research
Economic Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 37-43, June 2005
Trade liberalisation has played a critical role in advancing peace and prosperity. Differences on agriculture have been the major impediment to a future multilateral trade round. The recent agreement on agriculture at the WTO meetings in Geneva may signal a breakthrough in that sector. This article analyses the benefits of recent trade agreements and examines the prospects for future ones. It also presents an alternative framework for advancing trade, the Global Free Trade Association.
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Date posted: May 25, 2005