Many scholars, activists, journalists, and policymakers have voiced concerns that the trade policies adopted by affluent countries often involve egregious wrongdoing to poor countries. These critics do not merely argue that affluent countries have failed to negotiatetrade agreements that are as beneficial to poorer countries as they should be since their poorer trading partners fail to receive a 'fair share' of the gains from trade or that they are exploiting poor countries. They claim that policies such as subsidies paid to domestic producers by affluent countries and tariffs on goods produced by foreign producers in poorer countries violate important moral requirements because they do severe harm to poor people, even kill them.
|Number of pages||32|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|