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Trade Agreements

In: Palgrave Handbook of International Trade

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  • Carsten Kowalczyk

    (Tufts University
    University of Aarhus)

  • Raymond Riezman

    (University of Iowa)

Abstract

The topic of trade agreements is a broad one. We will define trade agreements as agreements concerning nations’ treatment of goods, services, or factors of production as these cross borders or have the potential of affecting the economic welfare of foreign nationals. This means, of course, that trade agreements are ubiquitous. Parties to agreements may be national governments or non-government entities such as producers or consumers. Parties may also be international organizations or supra-national political or economic institutions.

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  • Carsten Kowalczyk & Raymond Riezman, 2013. "Trade Agreements," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Daniel Bernhofen & Rod Falvey & David Greenaway & Udo Kreickemeier (ed.), Palgrave Handbook of International Trade, chapter 13, pages 367-388, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:palchp:978-0-230-30531-1_13
    DOI: 10.1007/978-0-230-30531-1_13
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    Keywords

    Free Trade; Trade Agreement; Small Country; Large Country; Free Trade Agreement;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • F00 - International Economics - - General - - - General
    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration

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