Governing Economic Globalization: The Pioneering Experience of the OECD

  title={Governing Economic Globalization: The Pioneering Experience of the OECD},
  author={Robert Thomas Kudrle},
  journal={Journal of World Trade},
  • R. Kudrle
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Political Science, Economics
  • Journal of World Trade
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has pioneered global governance in three areas of vital importance to international commerce: competition, foreign direct investment, and tax policy. The results have varied sharply; most national policy change has resulted from policy diffusion in which the OECD role was supportive but not critical. Greater consistency among states in competition policy has been thwarted by differing objectives, legal systems, administration… 
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