Publications

Making sense of the arbitrator’s ruling in DS 316 EC and certain member states- measures affecting trade in large civil aircraft (article 22.6-EC) : a jigsaw puzzle with (at least) a couple missing pieces

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): MAVROIDIS, Petros C., SAGGI, Kamal
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/44, Global Governance Programme-405, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: “The U.S. won a $7.5 Billion award from the World Trade Organization against the European Union, who has for many years treated the USA very badly on Trade due to [...]
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Stakeholder preferences and priorities for the next WTO Director General

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): FIORINI, Matteo, HOEKMAN, Bernard M., MAVROIDIS, Petros C., NELSON, Douglas, WOLFE, Robert
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/43, Global Governance Programme-404, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: The WTO is looking for a new Director-General (DG). What does the trade community think is needed? This paper reports on the results of an expert survey undertaken as part [...]
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International protection of consumer data

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): CHEN, Yongmin, HUA, Xinyu, MASKUS, Keith E.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/42, Global Governance Programme-403, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: We study the international protection of consumer data in a model where data usage benefits firms at the expense of their customers. We show that a multinational firm does not [...]
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Trade liberalization and political violence : evidence from North-South preferential trade agreements

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): AMODIO, Francesco, BACCINI, Leonardo, CHIOVELLI, Giorgio, DI MAIO, Michele
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/41, Global Governance Programme-402, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This paper explores the micro-foundations of the trade-conflict nexus. We focus on the reduction of tariffs on agricultural imports from South countries to North countries as resulting from Preferential Trade [...]
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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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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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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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