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WTR Analyses of Trade Policy and Related Issues

The links below are to analyses by Craig VanGrasstek on key issues in trade policy. Some of these analyses are available only to subscribers.

The Reorganization of U.S. Trade Agencies: A Review of the Proposal and its Prospects (2012).

Employment and the Political Economy of Trade: A Structured Review of the Literature. OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 133 (2011).

The Political Economy of Services in Regional Trade Agreements. OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 112 (2011).

Trends in United States Trade with Latin America and the Caribbean and Trade Policy towards the Region. CEPAL - Serie Comercio Internacional No 98. Santiago: United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (2010).

“US Trade Policy towards the Least Developed Countries: Are these Countries' Interests Congruent or in Conflict?” Chapter in Simon Evenett, editor, Africa Resists the Protectionist Temptation. The 5th GTA Report. London: Centre for Economic Policy Research (2009).

“Where Have All the Antidumping Cases Gone? The Impact of Trade Laws, Trade Agreements, and Recessions on the Decision to File.” Chapter in Simon Evenett, editor, Broken Promises: A G-20 Summit Report by Global Trade Alert. London: Centre for Economic Policy Research (2009).

The Challenges of Trade Policymaking: Analysis, Communication and Representation. Policy Issues in International Trade and Commodities Study Series No. 36. Geneva: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2008).

Book review of The Evolution of the Trade Regime: Politics, Law, and Economics of the GATT and the WTO by John H. Barton, Judith L. Goldstein, Timothy E. Josling, and Richard H. Steinberg. World Trade Review Volume 6 (2007).

“The Consistency of WTO Rules: Can the Single Undertaking Be Squared with Variable Geometry?” Journal of International Economic Law Volume 9 Number 4 (2006). With Pierre Sauvι.

The Benefits of U.S.-China Trade in Services. United States Council Foundation Occasional Paper No. 1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Council for International Business (2006).

“Treatment of Cultural Goods and Services in International Trade Agreements.” Chapter in United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Trends in Audiovisual Markets: Regional Perspectives from the South. Paris: UNESCO (2006).

“Peace, Security, and Middle East Trade ― Is Discrimination the Problem or the Solution?” The Journal of World Investment Volume 4 Number 5 (2003).

“Why Demands on Acceding Countries Increase over Time: A Three-Dimensional Analysis of Multilateral Trade Diplomacy.” Chapter in United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, WTO Accessions and Development Policies. Geneva: UNCTAD (2001).

“US Plans for a New WTO Round: Negotiating More Agreements with Less AuthorityThe World Economy Volume 23 Issue 5 (2000).

“The Energy Trade Policy of the United States.” Chapter in United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Trade Agreements, Petroleum and Energy Policies (Geneva: UNCTAD, 2000).