Synopsis: : Developing Countries and the World Trade Organisation
The Uruguay Round was the most ambitious trade negotiation in history. It covered a wide variety of subjects relating to trade in goods; it brought under the aegis of multilateral disciplines to two new sectors-agriculture and textiles-which had previously been exempted from such disciplines; it established new rules for services and intellectual Property rights, and it set up a new World Trade Organisation (WTO) charged with supervising the results of the Round and continuing negotiations on all trade-related questions and it has helped developing Countries in particular.
Dr. M. Lakshmi Narasaiah has been working as Professor of Economics, and Special Officer Sri Krishnadevaraya University Post-Graduate Centre, Kurnool. Andhra Pradesh. He is a Post Graduate in Economics and has secured first rank. He has received Ph.D. Degree from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur. in 1987. He has worked as UGC JRF and UGC SRF.
Starting his professional career as an Assistant Professor of Economics in Sri Krishnadevaraya University. Anantapur, he has been actively engaged in teaching and research work for the past twenty one years. He' was associated with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Planning Department, in their Centre for Planning and Development Studies Projects.
He has extensively travelled abroad. He has to his credit 210 research papers published in reputed National and International Journals, a large number of book reviews and seminar papers besides supervising M. Phil, and Ph. D, studies. He is also working on number of major research projects. He has frequently participated in national and international conferences.
He is author of 100 (One Hundred) books. Prof. M. Lakshmi Narasaiah is a member of large number of national and international associations and it associated with academic bodies in several Universities and Professional organizations. He has been acting as a member of the "Review Committee" for various international economic journals.
1. The WTO in Born
2. The WTO and the Developing Countries
3. Developing Countries and the Uruguay Round : An Evaluation and Prospects for the Future
4. The Uruguay Round : Unravelling the Implications for Low Income and Least Developed Countries
5. Developing Countries After the Uruguay Round
6. Winners and Losers : The WTO and the Developing Countries
7. New Agenda of the WTO
8. Beyond the Uruguay Round: Opportunities and Challenges
9. Overview of WTO's First Year
10. Overview of WTO's First Two Years
11. "WTO Has Delivered"
12. Defining the Singapore Message of WTO
13. WTO Negotiations on Basic Telecommunications
14. The WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism
15. The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture
16. World Trade-The Next Challenge
17. The Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement and the Developing Countries
18. High World Trade Growth Vs. Output : WTO Sees Link to Globalisation
19. The Marrakesh Declaration
20. Revisiting Bretton Woods : Reforming the World Trade and Finance System
21. International Trade with the Consumer's Money
22. Preparations in Full Swing for GATT-WTO Transition
23. Aid Effectiveness as a Multi-level Process
24. The Dematerialisation of the World Economy
25. Promotion of Industry and Foreign Investment in Africa
26. Africa to Gain More Trade and Investments from Uruguay Round
27. The Future of Agricultural Trade
28. Free Trade as Peacemaker : The Benefits of an Open World Trading System
29. Developing Countries and the WTO Agricultural Negotiations
30. Export Subsidies : A Distortion to Free Trade in Agriculture
31. WTO and India
32. Few Signs of Hope in Africa
33. ASEAN-Regional Trade and Sustainability
34. Markets Thrive on Information
35. Foreign Aid : Giving Conditionalities A Good Name A Development Ethics with a South Perspective
36. Give Developing Countries A More Favourable Deal : An Assessment of the World Trade Conference in Doha
37. Doha is Not a Development Round
38. Cancun Failed-Development Round Adjourned without a Result