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measure of agreement

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A single statistic used to summarize the agreement between the rankings or classifications of objects made by two or more observers. Examples are the coefficient of concordance, Cohen's...

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Trade and Culture

Kerry A. Chase.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy. 10339 words.

Government policies to protect and promote national culture are a perennial issue in the trading system. Controversy over trade and culture, in almost every instance, swirls around...

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Regulatory Measures

Robert Howse.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 9510 words.

This article explores regulatory measures in the World Trade Organization (WTO), showing how it is extremely difficult to distinguish between measures that are a legitimate exercise of...

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Defining the Borders of the WTO Agenda

Marion Jansen.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 10763 words.

Defining the borders of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) agenda has been an intensely debated issue for several decades. Although the original General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade...

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New Trade Issues In Food, Agriculture, And Natural Resources

Tim Josling.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 9103 words.

This article deals with one of the emerging challenges for the World Trade Organization (WTO) and examines the nexus between food, agriculture, and natural resources. It identifies in food...

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Trade Liberalization And Domestic Politics

Judith Goldstein.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 9314 words.

Even though the economics community argues that governments which abstain from using border measures to influence trade flows will be rewarded with rising national incomes, policymakers...

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Trade And The Environment

Meera Fickling and Gary Hufbauer.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 9361 words.

The relation between international trade and environmental protection has engaged policymakers for decades. Claims that open international trade would worsen environmental conditions...

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Flexibilities, Rules, And Trade Remedies In The Gatt/WTO System

J. Michael Finger.

in The Oxford Handbook on The World Trade Organization

May 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Economy. 9699 words.

This article analyses the flexibilities, rules, and trade remedies that form a part of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the World Trade Organization. Provisions such as...

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