Protectionism In Services During The Global Crisis - A (Trade) War In Shallow Trenches?

Amongst the several alarms triggered by the global economic crisis, the one alerting against a possible global return to protectionism sounded particularly loud. Warnings against the perils of beggar-thy-neighbor policies were voiced by government officials of all levels and institutions of all kinds, recalling in cases images of the dark days of the 1930s. As the crisis spread geographically and affected more economic sectors, fears that domestic pressures for protectionism would not be resisted gained intensity.

Provided by: United Nations Topic: Big Data Date Added: Nov 2010 Format: PDF

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