The Role of Economic Incentives and Disincentives in Effecting State Behavior
UCLA Economics Working Paper No. 809
26 Pages Posted: 9 Oct 2002
Date Written: January 1999
This paper provides a critical historical evaluation of three general types of economic incentives and disincentives which have been used to influence state behaviour: (i) treaties concerning trade and international property rights of foreign capital, (ii) various status incentives from joining economic clubs like the EU and WTO and (iii) various forms of econonic sanctions including econonmic conditionality of the World Bank and IMF.
JEL Classification: O19, F2, N40, Z13
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