A Cost-Benefit Framework for the Assessment of Non-Tariff Measures in Agro-Food Trade
Frank Van Tongeren
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
John C. Beghin
Iowa State University - Department of Economics
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - ESR
November 23, 2009
OECD Working Paper No. 21
This report develops a conceptual framework for the assessment of costs and benefits associated with non-tariff measures (NTMs) that allows an evidence-based comparative assessment of alternative regulatory approaches. It was prepared by Frank van Tongeren (OECD Secretariat), John Beghin (Iowa State University), and Stéphan Marette (INRA), and benefited from contributions by Joanna Komorowska (OECD Secretariat).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 73
Keywords: Information and product quality, standardization and compatibility, economics of regulation, agriculture in international trade, trade policy, international trade organisations, NTMs, TBTs
JEL Classification: F13, L15, L51, Q17working papers series
Date posted: November 24, 2009
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