Essays about: "free trade agreements"

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  1. 6. Free Trade Agreements and Gender (In)Equality: The Possible Gendered Consequences of the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Nilsson; [2020-08-07]
    Keywords : Free Trade Agreements; Sustainability Impact Assessments; Mercosur; European Union; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The newly negotiated Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur has provoked both political and public controversy. Gender equality is one of the core values of the EU, and a prerequisite for a sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 7. The Legalisation of International Labour Standards in Trade Agreements : A Case Study of the Labour Provisions in the EU–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Edwall; [2020]
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    Abstract : International Labour Standards (ILS) has a prominent place in the current debate of globalisation. There has been an increased usage of ILS in different contexts, as references in domestic courts and international courts, as provisions in companies’ code of conducts and as provisions in trade agreements. READ MORE

  3. 8. The Impact of EU Accession on Trade : The case of Poland, Romania and Croatia

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Kotryna Rudelyte; Maja Bertilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; Trade Flows; Structural Break Analysis; Pooled Cross-Section Analysis;

    Abstract : One of the main reasons to why a membership in the European Union (EU) is so attractive for prospect countries are the free trade agreements the membership entails. The free trade agreements mean that the whole EU opens up as one big market, where tariffs and tolls are no longer an obstacle to trade for its members. READ MORE

  4. 9. Poverty reduction and agricultural change in Peru: the role of trade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Raisa Maria Rubio Cordova; [2020]
    Keywords : poverty; trade; Peru; trade liberalisation; informality.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last decades Peru, one of the top performing countries in Latin America, experienced a dramatic reduction in poverty. The set of structural reforms implemented by Peru during the mid-90s included trade liberalisation which implied a drastic reduction of tariffs on highly protected sectors, and particularly, in agriculture where most poor Peruvians work, and Free Trade Agreements. READ MORE

  5. 10. Trade Creation or Diversion? An ASEAN Perspective

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Nithin Gopalakrishnan; [2020]
    Keywords : Bilateral trade; regional trade agreement; trade creation; trade diversion; ASEAN; AFTA;

    Abstract : The objective of this paper is to assess the bilateral exports from an origin to a destination, in the context of countries belonging to the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), and whether or not the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) leads to trade creation or trade diversion, or both. To study this, a panel gravity model is employed with 135 countries, from 2000-2014, using a Poisson Pseudo-Maximum Likelihood method (PPML). READ MORE