Publications

Rethinking international subsidy rules

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., NELSON, Douglas
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/20, Global Governance Programme-387, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Geo-economic tensions and global collective action problems call for international cooperation to revise and develop rules to guide both the use of domestic subsidies and responses by governments to cross-border [...]
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Go ahead and trade : the effect of uncertainty removal in the EU’s GSP scheme

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): BORCHERT, Ingo, DI UBALDO, Mattia
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/15, Global Governance Programme-385, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: We estimate the trade effect of removing uncertainty about future trading conditions in the context of the 2014 reform of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) of the European Union [...]
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Facilitating trade in services

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/13, Global Governance Programme-384, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: In 2016, the Government of India proposed negotiations on an agreement to facilitate trade in services to complement the 2013 WTO agreement on facilitation of trade in goods. The proposal [...]
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Subsidies, spillovers and multilateral cooperation

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., NELSON, Douglas
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/12, Global Governance Programme-383, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Negative international spillovers created by nontariff policies are a rising source of trade tensions and conflicts. The WTO does not include rules for subsidies for services industries, state-owned enterprises or [...]
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Migrant integration policies and bilateral migration

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): BEVERELLI, Cosimo
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/08, Global Governance Programme-382, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Using a novel gravity methodology based on international and intra-national (i.e. internal) migration flows, I investigate the impact of non-discriminatory migrant integration policies set by destination countries on bilateral migration. [...]
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Preventing the bad from getting worse : the end of the World (Trade Organization) as we know it?

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., MAVROIDIS, Petros C.
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/06, Global Governance Programme-381, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Recent survey evidence and proposals made in long-running negotiations to improve WTO dispute settlement procedures illustrate that many stakeholders believe the system needs improvement. The Appellate Body crisis could have [...]
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International jurisdiction over standard-essential patents

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Author(s): HORN, Henrik
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2020/02, Global Governance Programme-380, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: Standards often require the use of patented technologies. Holders of standard-essential patents (SEPs) typically commit to make their patents available on "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory" (FRAND) terms. National competition authorities [...]
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Services trade policies and economic integration : new evidence for developing countries

  • Type: Working Paper
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): HOEKMAN, Bernard M., SHEPHERD, Ben
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/57, Global Governance Programme-354, [Global Economics]
  • Abstract: This paper provides the first quantitative evidence on the restrictiveness of services policies in 2016 for a sample of developing countries, based on recently released regulatory data collected by the [...]
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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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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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