Globalisation and Trade

  • Alan de Bromhead
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Economic History book series (PEHS)


Trade policy has returned as an important issue in domestic politics around the world. This chapter provides a historical perspective on globalisation and trade, including views on its political economy, and its impact on well-being and economic development. It focuses on how history can help economists to address a number of important contemporary questions in international trade policy.

JEL Classification

F13 F60 N70 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan de Bromhead
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  1. 1.Queen’s University BelfastBelfastUK

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