United States Trade Protectionism: Institutions, Norms, and Practices Symposium: The Political Economy of International Trade Law and Policy

Borrus, Michael, Goldstein, Judith | January 1, 1987

is Article first explores the origins and evolution of existing trade norms and institutions.7 Then, as an example of the pressures on and potential responses open to United States industry, the Article turns to the recent experiences of the United States semiconductor industry.8 The Article concludes with some thoughts on the future of trade policymaking institutions, including the insight that the failure in United States trade policy has been in part due to the lack of ideas on how the United States should respond to foreign competition in a burgeoning world economy.