Publications

COVID-19 trade policy database : food and medical products

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): EUI RSCAS
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Global Governance Programme, 2020
  • Abstract: Many governments are using trade policy measures to increase the availability of personal protective equipment, medical supplies, and food products during the COIVD-19 pandemic. Such measures may take many forms [...]
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SME participation in public purchasing : procurement policy matters

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., TAS, Bedri Kamil Onur
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/38, Global Governance Programme-399, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This paper investigates the relationship between the quality of regulatory policies governing public procurement and participation in public tenders by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Using a large dataset on [...]
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Will the global market for investor citizenship survive COVID-19?

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): DZANKIC, Jelena
  • Series/Report no.: Global Governance Programme, Globalcit, Blogpost, 2020, [RSCAS]
  • Abstract: The last few months saw a major disruption of all aspects of human lives caused by the novel coronavirus. Human movement within and across geographical spaces is at its lowest [...]
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What if? Tinkering with the counterfactual : a comment on US-washing machines (Article 22.6-US)

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): BALISTRERI, Edward, MAVROIDIS, Petros C., PRUSA, Thomas J.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/40, Global Governance Programme-401, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Typically, the WTO Arbitrator, when charged with evaluating the permissible level of countermeasures (suspension of concessions), has chosen a counterfactual state of the world where the challenged (illegal) measure had [...]
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Services trade and labour market outcomes : evidence from Italian firms

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): BAMIEH, Omar, BRIPI, Francesco, FIORINI, Matteo, BRIPI, Francesco
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/39, Global Governance Programme-400, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: The paper investigates the relationship between services trade performance and employment characteristics in Italian firms. Our analysis is at the micro level and descriptive in nature. We merge micro data [...]
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Effect of public procurement regulation on competition and cost-effectiveness

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): TAS, Bedri Kamil Onur
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/36, Global Governance Programme-398, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This study empirically investigates the impact of public procurement regulation quality on the competition for tenders and the cost-effectiveness of awarded contracts, by employing the World Bank’s Benchmarking Public Procurement [...]
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Anomalies of the Wilsonian (monadic) democratic peace in the Nineteenth century : what can they tell us?

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): VASQUEZ, John
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/31, Global Governance Programme-394, [Europe in the World], [Global Citizenship]
  • Abstract: The Wilsonian Monadic Peace argues that not only do joint democracies not fight each other, but they are inherently peaceful. They get involved in war primarily by being attacked and [...]
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Citizenship : contrasting dynamics at the interface of integration and constitutionalism

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): SHAW, Jo
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/33, Global Governance Programme-396, GLOBALCIT
  • Abstract: This paper explores the complex tapestry of citizenship in the European Union context, and examines how discourses of citizenship illuminate both the nature of European integration and the process of [...]
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To AB or not to AB? : dispute settlement in WTO reform

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., MAVROIDIS, Petros C.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/34, Global Governance Programme-397, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Recent debates on the operation of the WTO’s dispute resolution mechanism have focused primarily on the Appellate Body (AB). We argue that this neglects the first-order issue confronting the rules-based [...]
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Aid for trade and trade in services

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., SHINGAL, Anirudh
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/32, Global Governance Programme-395, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Existing research generally finds weak positive effects of aid for trade (AfT) on aggregate merchandise trade of recipients once endogeneity in the AfT-trade relationship is accounted for. In this paper, [...]
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