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A snapshot of contemporary protectionism: how important are the murkier forms of trade discrimination?

In: Rising Non-Tariff Protectionism and Crisis Recovery


  • Simon J. Evenett


  • Martin Wermelinger

    (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)


In this article, we literature on non-tariff protection and assess its impact.

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  • Simon J. Evenett & Martin Wermelinger, 2010. "A snapshot of contemporary protectionism: how important are the murkier forms of trade discrimination?," STUDIES IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT,in: Rising Non-Tariff Protectionism and Crisis Recovery, chapter 1, pages 8-26 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:ecchap:tipub2587_chap1

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    1. Jose Daniel Rodríguez-Delgado, 2007. "Safta; Living in a World of Regional Trade Agreements," IMF Working Papers 07/23, International Monetary Fund.
    2. Hassan, M. Kabir, 2001. "Is SAARC a viable economic block? evidence from gravity model," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 263-290.
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    5. Wilson, John S., 2002. "Liberalizing trade in agriculture : developing countries in Asia and the post-Doha agenda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2804, The World Bank.
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    1. Martin Wermelinger, 2012. "Do "green" state measures make import patterns "climate-friendly"? The case of the Asia-Pacific region," FIW Working Paper series 079, FIW.
    2. Simon J. Evenett & Johannes Fritz, 2011. "Die negativen Auswirkungen des krisenbezogenen Handelsprotektionismus auf die Schweizer Aussenwirtschaft:," Aussenwirtschaft, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economics Research, vol. 66(04), pages 359-383, December.

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    protectionism; trade discrimination; trade; non tariff protection;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade


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