43 Pages Posted: 27 May 2009
Date Written: May 1, 2009
This paper reviews the most significant recent developments in the theory of trade agreements. The paper offers an integrated approach to evaluating trade agreements, and uses the approach to present results on preferential and multilateral trade agreements. The paper identifies also several questions for further research.
Keywords: trade agreements, multilateralism, free trade, customs unions, free trade areas, preferential trade
JEL Classification: F00, F02, F10, F11, F13, F15
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