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Title Comparative disadvantages? : social regulations and the global economy / Pietro S. Nivola, editor.

Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  337 COMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-359) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction / Pietro S. Nivola -- 2. American Social Regulation Meets the Global Economy / Pietro S. Nivola -- Comment / Anne O. Krueger -- Comment / Henry R. Nau -- 3. Trouble for Us and Trouble for Them: Social Regulations as Trade Barriers / David Vogel -- Comment / I. M. Destler -- Comment / Sharyn O'Halloran -- 4. Adversarial Legalism: An International Perspective / Robert A. Kagan and Lee Axelrad -- Comment / S. Lael Brainard -- Comment / Robert E. Litan -- 5. U.S. Environmental Regulation in a More Competitive World / Marc Landy and Loren Cass -- Comment / Barry G. Rabe -- 6. On the Rights Track: The Americans with Disabilities Act / Thomas F. Burke -- Comment / Walter Y. Oi -- Comment / Walter K. Olson -- 7. Internationalizing Regulatory Reform / Roger G. Noll -- Bibliography of Cross-National Socio-Legal Studies.
Summary The book concludes that in a global economy the burden-some regulations of foreign countries deserve attention, but increasingly so do the burdens that American adversarial legalism imposes on this country and sometimes on others. Ideas and prospects for correcting the problem are discussed throughout.
Other author Nivola, Pietro S.
Subject Law -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Trade regulation -- United States.
ISBN 0815760868 (alk. paper)
081576085X (paperback: alk. paper)