Trade

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Trade policy under monopolistic competition with firm selection

November 2020

We analyze unilateral, efficient and Nash trade policies in a symmetric, two-country version of the Melitz-Ottaviano (2008) model.

Multilateral Trade Bargaining: A First Look at the GATT Bargaining Records

July 2020

This paper empirically examines recently declassified tariff bargaining data from the GATT/WTO.

“Nash-in-Nash” tariff bargaining

January 2020

We provide an equilibrium analysis of the efficiency properties of simultaneous bilateral tariff negotiations in a three-country model of international trade.

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

July 2017

As the World Trade Organization (WTO) begins its third decade, its future is uncertain.

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

January 2017

As the World Trade Organization begins its third decade, its future is less certain than at any point in its history.

Those Who Know Most: Insider Trading in Eighteenth-Century Amsterdam

November 2015

This paper studies how private information is incorporated into prices, using a unique setting from the eighteenth century that is closer to stylized models of price discovery than modern-day...

The Boats That Did Not Sail: Asset Price Volatility in A Natural Experiment

August 2015

What explains short-term fluctuations of stock prices?

The role of oversight committees in closed rule legislation

November 2013

In this article, Professor Christophe Crombez (Stanford University) and Wim Van Gestel (University of Leuven)  formulate a game-theoretical model of closed rule legislation in the presence of...

The Political Economy of Transatlantic Free Trade

July 2013

On July 8th, 2013, the United States and the European Union started negotiations on the  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP), which is to create a free trade area.  In this...

Transparency and timeliness: the monitoring of agricultural policies in the WTO using OECD data

July 2013

Transparency in the multilateral trade system is fundamental.

Comparative analysis of data frameworks for agricultural policy analysis: The WTO-notificaitons and the OECD's PSE database

December 2012

The OECD and the WTO have accumulated systematic data on the magnitude of support going to farmers as a result of farm policies.

Towards a Theory of Policy Timing

September 2012

The paper presents a theory of policy timing that relies on uncertainty and transaction costs to explain the optimal timing and duration of policy reforms.

Regional Integration and Agricultural Trade Policy

December 2011

The WTO Agricultural Modalities Proposals and their Impact on Domestic Support in the EU and the US

December 2011

The European Union

December 2011

WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support: Seeking a Fair Basis for Trade

December 2011

WTO Compliance and Domestic Farm Policy Change

December 2010

Understanding International Trade in Agricultural Products: One Hundred Years of Contributions by Agricultural Economists

December 2010

Reflections on the Exceptional Treatment of Agriculture in the WTO

December 2010

Protecion, Subsidies and Agricultural Trade

December 2010

Book Symposium: The Genesis of the GATT

December 2009

This book is part of a wider project that aims to propose a model GATT that makes good economic sense without undoing its current basic structure.

Agriculture

December 2009

As the Doha Development Round trade negotiations have stalled, bilateral and regional free trade agreements have become an important alternative.

Agricultural Trade Disputes in the WTO

December 2009

Agricultural trade has generated more than its share of disputes in the past fifty years.

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josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018