INRL 6004

International Trade, Development and Global Integration

Dr. Indera Sagewan



Required/Essential (Online and print)




1. Krugman, Paul, Maurice Obstfeld, and Marc J. Melitz. 2018. International Economics: Theory and Policy. 11th ed. New York: Pearson Education, Inc. Call number : HF1359 .K78 2009 (NGL-Reserve; AJL- General)

2. Looney, Robert E. ed. 2019. Handbook of International Trade Agreements: Country, regional and global approaches. New York: Routledge.

3. Hoekman, Bernard M, and Michel M. Kostecki. 2009. The Political Economy of the World Trading System: The WTO and Beyond. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press. Call number : HF1359 .H64 2009 (NGL- General)



1. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion.

2. United Nations General Assembly. 17 August 2018. International Trade and Development: Report of the Secretary-General. A/73/208.


Policy Papers

1. World Trade Organization. 2018. Mainstreaming Trade to Attain the Sustainable Development Goals.

2. International Monetary Fund. 30 September 2018. Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth.


Legal Texts

1. The WTO Legal Texts:


Recommended (Online and print)


1. Salvatore, Dominick. 2016. International Economics. 12th ed. John Wiley and Sons. Call number : HF1411 .S239 1995 (AJL-General), 2012 New edition Click here

2. Bhagwati, Jagdish, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya. Eds. 2016. The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Click here

3. Bhagwati, Jagdish. 2008. Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade. Oxford University Press. Call number: HF1721 .B43 2008 (NGL-General)

4. Bernstein, William J. 2008. A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World. Grove Press. Call number : HF352 .B473 2008 (NGL- General)

5. Pomeranz, Kenneth and Steven Topik. 2006. The World that Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy 1400 to the Present. 2nd ed. M.E. Sharpe Inc. Call number: HF352 .P58 1999 (NGL-General; AJL-General)

6. Chanda, Nayan. 2007.  Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization. Yale University Press. Click here

7. Oatley, Thomas. 2008. International Political Economy: Interests and Institutions in the Global Economy. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Call number : HF1359 .O248 2010 (NGL - General)

8. Gilpin, Robert. 2001. Global Political Economy: Understanding the International Economic Order. Princeton University Press. Call number: HF1359 .G5516 2003 (NGL-Reserve)

9. Jackson, John H. 1995. The World Trading System: Law and Policy of International Economic Relations. MIT Press. Call number: K4602.2 1997 (NGL-Reserve; AJL-General)

10. Rothgeb, John M. 2001. U.S. Trade Policy: Balancing Economic Dreams and Political Realities. Washington D.C.: CQ Press.

11. Stiglitz, Joseph. 2003. Globalization and Its Discontents. Norton. Call number: HF1418.5 .S75 2002 (NGL- Reserve; AJL- General)

12. Roy, Joaquin and Roberto Dominguez. Eds. 2014. The TTIP: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States. Miami-Florida European Union Center/Jean Monet Chair. Click here

13. Roy, Joaquin. Ed. 2015. A New Atlantic Community: The European Union, the US and Latin America. Miami-Florida European Union Center/Jean Monet Chair. Click here

14.​ Correa, Carlos M. 2002. Implications of the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health. World Health Organization. Click here

15. Hoekman, Bernard and Willem te Velde, Dirk. 2017. Trade in services and economic transformation: A new development policy priority. SET Essay Series. Click here

16. Primer on Intellectual Property from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Click here

17. Chang, Ha-Joon. 2003.  Kicking Away the Ladder: Infant Industry Promotion in Historical Perspective.  Oxford Development Studies 31, no. 1:21-32. Click here



1. Mansfield, Edward D., and Helen V. Milner. 1999. The New Wave of Regionalism. International Organization 53, no. 3: 589-627. Click here

2. Rodrik, Dani. 2000. How Far Will International Economic Integration Go? Journal of Economic Perspectives 14, no. 1: 177-186. Click here

3. Banerjee, Pritam. 2016. When a Small Change is Big- Beyond the Bali Obligations. Business Line. May 17. Click here

4. Baracuhy, Braz. 2012. The Geopolitics of Multilateralism - The WTO Doha Round Deadlock, the BRICs, and the Challenges of Institutionalised Power Transitions. Working Paper No. 4 January.Centre for Rising Powers. Department of Politics and International Studies. Cambridge University.Click here

5. Cattaneo, Oliver, Michael Engman, Sebastian Saez and Robert M. Stern. 2010. International Trade in Services: New Trends and Opportunities for Developing Countries.The World Bank, Washington, D.C.Click here

6. De Gucht, Karl. 2011. European Union IPR demands on India and other developing countries.

7. Khor, Martin. 2016. Free Trade in Trouble. South Views No. 127. 3 May. 

8. Mehta, Pradeep S. 2015. WTO Doha Round issues: Time to pull the plug. Financial Express. November 21.

9. Meltzer, Joshua. 2011. The Future of Trade: The Deep Dive briefing on the World Trade Organization and Why it Matters. Foreign Policy. April 18. Click here

10. Europa. 2014. Monitoring the Implementation and Results of the CARIFORUM – EU.

11. Silva, S. 2014. Implementation challenges: Insights from the first CARIFORUM-EU-EPA five-year review. GREAT insights Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 9. October/November 2014.   beyond/implementation-challenges-insights-first-cariforum-eu-epa-five-year-review/

12. Arthur, Owen. The Caribbean Single Market and Economy: The Way Forward.

13. Mohammed, Debbie A. 2009. The CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: Impediment or Development Opportunity for CARICOM SIDS? in Andrew Cooper & Timothy Shaw (eds.) Diplomacies of Small States: between vulnerability & resilience in the global political economy. Centre for International Governance Innovation, Palgrave. pp160-177. Call number: JZ5566 .D57 2013 (NGL-Reserve)

14. CARICOM Secretariat (2016) The Caribbean Weighs in on BREXIT. CARCOM Today. June 30.

15. Jeetendra Khadan and Inder J Ruprah. 2016. Brexit and the Caribbean, Much Ado About Nothing? Inter-American Development Bank.Click here


Useful Websites


The websites of the following international organizations provide a wealth of data, reports, policy papers, and resources on the most up to date international economic issues:

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