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International Trade Agreements

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In this chapter I survey the recent theoretical and empirical advances in the economics of international trade agreements, focusing on three main topics: the motives for trade agreements; the design of rules and institutions for trade policy; and regional trade agreements.

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  • Maggi, Giovanni, 2014. "International Trade Agreements," Handbook of International Economics, Elsevier.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:intchp:4-317
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-54314-1.00006-9
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    International trade agreements;

    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F53 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
    • K33 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - International Law

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