A Political-Economy Theory of Trade Agreements
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We thank Kyle Bagwell, Elhanan Helpman, Robert Staiger, Marcelo Olarreaga and seminar participants at UC Berkeley, ECARES, Ente Luigi Einaudi di Roma, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, FGV Rio de Janeiro, Harvard University, IADB, Penn State University, Southern Methodist University, Syracuse University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt University and the 2005 NBER Summer Institute for very useful comments. We also thank three anonymous referees for very useful comments and suggestions. Richard Chiburis provided outstanding research assistance. Giovanni Maggi acknowledges financial support from the National Science Foundation (SES-0351586).