Publications

WTO dispute settlement and the appellate body crisis : insider perceptions and members’ revealed preferences

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): FIORINI, Matteo, HOEKMAN, Bernard M., MAVROIDIS, Petros C., SALUSTE, Maarja, WOLFE, Robert
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/95, Global Governance Programme-379, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: The WTO dispute settlement system is in crisis, endangering the future of the organization. The proximate reason for alarm is the dwindling number of Appellate Body (AB) members, the result [...]
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Betraying dignity : the toxic seduction of social media, shaming, and radicalization

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): KAMIR, Orit
  • Citation: London : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: [Global Governance Programme], [Cultural Pluralism]
  • Abstract: What do medieval knights, suicide bombers and "victimhood culture" have in common? Betraying Dignity argues that in the second decade of the twenty-first century, individuals, political parties and nations around [...]
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Policy uncertainty, trade, and global value chains: some facts, many questions

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CONSTANTINESCU, Cristina, MATTOO, Aaditya, RUTA, Michele
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/92, Global Governance Programme-378, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This paper attempts to quantify the impact of economic policy uncertainty on overall trade and trade linked to global value chains. Using new data on policy uncertainty for 18 countries [...]
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Backward and forward integration along global value chains

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): DEL PRETE, Davide, RUNGI, Armando
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/91, Global Governance Programme-377, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Backward and forward vertical integrations both shape the organization of Global Value Chains (GVCs). Yet, many studies make the unrealistic assumption that integration decisions are binary and one-directional, i.e., companies [...]
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Subsidy determination, benchmarks and adverse inferences : assessing ‘benefit' in US – coated paper (Indonesia)

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): BEAULIEU, Eugene, PRÉVOST, Denise
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/76, Global Governance Programme-366, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This paper presents a legal-economic analysis of key aspects of the WTO Panel Report involving a challenge by Indonesia against the anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by the US on [...]
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Make or buy : offshoring of services functions in manufacturing

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): NORDÅS, Hildegunn Kyvik
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/90, Global Governance Programme-376, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: About 40% of employment in manufacturing is in services functions. This paper develops a measure of narrow outsourcing, matching services functions performed by workers inside manufacturing firms to the same [...]
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Deep trade agreements and global value chains

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): LAGET, Edith, OSNAGO, Alberto, ROCHA, Nadia, RUTA, Michele
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/86, Global Governance Programme-374, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) have become deeper over time, often encompassing a set of disciplines that go beyond traditional trade policy such as investment, competition, and intellectual property rights protection. [...]
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Made in the world revisited

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): MIROUDOT, Sébastien, NORDSTRÖM, Håkan
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/84, Global Governance Programme-373, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: In the last decade, the concept of ‘global value chain’ (GVC) has become popular to describe the way firms fragment production into different stages located in different economies. The ‘made [...]
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The gravity of intermediate goods

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): CONCONI, Paola, MAGERMAN, Glenn, PLAKU, Afrola
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/87, Global Governance Programme-375, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: One of the puzzles of the gravity literature is the persistent effect of distance on trade flows, despite the dramatic fall in trade costs during the last few decades (Disdier [...]
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Baptists and bootleggers in the biodiesel trade : EU-biodiesel (Indonesia)

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): FISCHER, Carolyn, MEYER, Timothy
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/80, Global Governance Programme-369, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: EU-Biodiesel (Indonesia) is the latest in two lines of cases. On the one hand, the case offers yet another example of the Dispute Settlement Body striking down creative interpretations of [...]
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