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Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Bumba Mukherjee


Does the emergence of democracy in the developing world promote economic globalization? Which societal actors favour and which actors oppose economic globalization and thus trade reforms in developing countries? How do electoral rules influence governments in developing country democracies to be responsive to societal demands for trade reforms? Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries addresses these questions that lie at the forefront of understanding the link between democracy and economic globalization. This book first develops a comprehensive theoretical framework that explores h ... More

Keywords: new democracies, rush to free trade, protectionism, political competition, lobbying, multilateral cooperation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780226358789
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bumba Mukherjee, author
Pennsylvania State University