A “New Trade” Theory of GATT/WTO Negotiations
AbstractI suggest a novel theory of GATT/WTO negotiations based on Krugman’s “new trade” model. It emphasizes international production relocations and is easy to calibrate to bilateral trade data. Focusing on the major players in recent GATT/WTO negotiations, I find that it implies reasonable noncooperative tariffs as well as moderate gains from GATT/WTO negotiations.
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Volume (Year): 119 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 122 - 152
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