The book examines the impact that regulation (good or bad) can have on the development of poorer societies. It opens with a review of critical issues, including the implications of the spread of intellectual property rights legislation and the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The contents are divided into three parts: Part I: General Considerations, Part II: The Latin American Experience, Part III: The African Experience. The contributors are: A.A. Ahene, O.A. Akinboade, E. Amann, E. Aryeetey, W. Baer, J.C. Ferraz, A. Goldstein, P. Holmes, J. Hudson, H. Jalilian, A. Jerome, C. Kirkpatrick, C. May, G. Mendes de Paula, D. Parker, J.C.L. Pires, F. Sibanda, and Y.-F. Zhang.
Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, CRC Series on Competition, Regulation and Development, 328 pp.