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US Free Trade Agreements and Policy Flexibility: Will New Rules Hinder Industrialisation?

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  • Alisa DiCaprio
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    Free trade agreements have become a central feature of many developing countries' growth strategies, encouraged by an evaluation literature that quantifies their positive impact on trade. However, trade gains come at the cost of policy space, particularly when the partner is a developed country, and though this cost has been acknowledged, its impact has not been explored. This article seeks to address this oversight by detailing changes to the domestic policy environment from the participation of a developing country in a US-anchored FTA and evaluating whether the resulting policy regime is flexible enough to enable a developmental government to pursue activities associated with industrialisation. Copyright (c) The Author 2010. Journal compilation (c) 2010 Overseas Development Institute..

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    Article provided by Overseas Development Institute in its journal Development Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (07)
    Pages: 387-410

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:devpol:v:28:y:2010:i:4:p:387-410

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