The Brookings Institution introduces a series of annual volumes that provide the most authoritative and in-depth analysis available on current and emerging issues in international trade. Each edition will present a series of papers on a particular theme prepared by leading experts in the field. Discussions of the papers by other leading trade practitioners will also be included. This first edition focuses on private practices and trade policy, examining the future of international rules on antidumping and competition. Contents include: •”Antidumping and Antitrust: What Problems Does Each Address?” by Alan Sykes, University of Chicago •”Antidumping: What Does the Evidence Show?” by Bobby Willig, Princeton University •”Unilateral and Bilateral Experience” by Merit Janow, Columbia University “Regional Agreements” by Bernard Hoekman, The World Bank •”Multilateralizing Competition Policy Conventions: Foundations and Guidelines” by J. David Richardson, Syracuse University •”Political Economy of Competition Policies” by I.M. Destler, University of Maryland
Robert Z. Lawrence is Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also a senior fellow at the Institute for International Economics, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Lawrence has also been a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. His books include Globaphobia: Confronting Fears about Open Trade (Brookings, 1998) and Single World, Divided Nations? International Trade and the OECD Labor Markets (Brookings/OECD, 1996).