This is a collection of papers dedicated to the memory of well-known WTO staffer Bijit Bora who died suddenly in 2006. The papers include applied analysis of questions of policy in international trade in fields related to Bora's interests, including foreign direct investment, trade in services, competition policy, and trade and development. It contains previously unpublished papers by Bora himself on the impact of the WTO.
The Future of World Trade Policy; Evaluating the Impact of the WTO Information Technology Agreement; Economic Analysis and WTO Arbitration Cases; The Impact of Manufacturing Protection on Agricultural Incentives in Australia; India and the Global Demand for Commodities: Is there an Elephant in the Room?; Foreign Direct Investment in China: Trends, Characteristics and Implications; The Changing Pattern of International Trade in East Asia; The Integration of the Electronics Sector in ASEAN; Regional Value Chains and Asian Regionalism; Recent Developments in the Literature on Foreign Direct Investment and Labour Markets; Competition Policy in International Airline Markets: An Agenda and a Proposed Solution;