On the Use of FTAs: A Review of Research Methodologies

Publication | May 2013

This article reviews existing studies on the issue and attempts to identify the relevant methodologies for assessing the use of free trade agreements.

There has been much confusion, rather than debate, on the use of free trade agreements. This article reviews existing studies on the issue and attempts to identify the relevant methodologies for assessing the use of free trade agreements.

Contents 

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Six Problems in Measuring the Use of FTAs
  • Findings in Existing Studies: Different Results or Flaws in Methodology?
  • Reasons for Non-Use
  • Summary and Future Research Agenda
  • References

Additional Details

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Type
Series
Subjects
  • Industry and trade
  • Regional cooperation and integration
SKU
  • WPS135806

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