A Cartel Policy for the United Nations

A Cartel Policy for the United Nations

A Cartel Policy for the United Nations

A Cartel Policy for the United Nations

Excerpt

This little book contains papers by five authors about various aspects of American policy toward international cartels after the war. The papers were originally presented as lectures at Columbia University in March and April, 1945, under the auspices of the Faculty of Political Science. A sixth lecture was delivered by Myron Watkins on the subject of the relation of cartel policy to certain special types of industry, but because of other commitments to write about cartels Mr. Watkins has not been able to obtain its release for publication at this time.

The papers seek to summarize the bearing of international cartels upon economic prosperity and political security, to appraise the efforts which have been made separately by various countries to cope with the cartel problem, and to indicate the possibilities for curbing cartels which are implicit in the defeat of Germany and in the plans for joint development of post-war commercial policies by the governments of the United Nations.

The authors have been employed in various capacities by agencies of the Federal Government to study international cartels, to formulate or administer governmental policies toward cartels during the war period, and to make recommendations about post-war policy. In their work they have had access to substantial amounts of new information about cartel practices which has become available during the last few years. They have developed a general similarity of view about cartel problems.

In no case, however, do the views set forth in this volume . . .

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.