Essays about: "free trade agreements"

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  1. 16. EU FIRST? Examining the Promotion of Sustainable Development in EU Trade Agreements with Singapore and Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Setterberg; [2018-06-21]
    Keywords : European Union; trade policy; ASEAN; Vietnam; Singapore; sustainable development; multilateralism; normative power; self-interested actor; norm promotion; trade agreements; bilateral;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to determine why the EU is promoting sustainable development as a value in its Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), but also to examine what kind of an actor the EU is in international relations. Since the 2015 Trade for All strategy, the EU has included sustainable development as a key objective in its trade strategy and one way of doing this is by adding a Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapter in its FTAs. READ MORE

  2. 17. Does size matter?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Dahlqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Trade; Regional trade agreements; Gravity model; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the middle of the nineties, the amount of Regional Trade Agreements has risen sharply. This have created more opportunities for countries to join world trading and be more connected to the rest of the world. READ MORE

  3. 18. Trade and sustainable development mechanisms - beyond window-dressing and talking shops? The effectiveness of the institutional mechanisms in EU trade and sustainable development chapters

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Verena Füller; [2018]
    Keywords : External Governance; Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters; Implementation of International Agreements; Environment and Labour Provisions; Korea; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Labour and environmental provisions became a prominent feature in trade agreements nowadays. Since 2011, the European Union devotes a whole chapter in its trade agreements to these issues - the trade and sustainable development (TSD) chapter. READ MORE

  4. 19. "Trade wars are good, and easy to win" : A study of Trump’s steel tariffs and international trade

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi; Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Emelie Wallin; Emelie Åström; [2018]
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    Abstract : For a long time, free trade has been considered the optimal trade pattern for a country to increase its welfare. This idea has however been put to the test by the ongoing steel tariff implementations by the United States. President Donald Trump has argued that foreign production and export is hurting the American steel industry. READ MORE

  5. 20. The European Union & Suthern African Development Community Economic Partnershiop Agreements Impact on the Namibian Exports

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lukas Constantinou; Jesper Stockman; [2016-07-04]
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    Abstract : The amount of research that has been done on the effects of free trade is extensive to say the least. Even though free trade creates winners and losers, there has almost been a unanimity among economists that free trade leads to a large net gain for the society which is in the best interest of all countries in the world. READ MORE