On the Role and Design of Dispute Settlement Procedures in International Trade Agreements
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We thank Pierpaolo Battigalli, Mostafa Beshkar, Rick Bond, Alvaro Bustos, Christina Davis, Avinash Dixit, Eric French, Nuno Limao, Kristopher Ramsay, Alan Sykes, Thierry Verdier, Ben Zissimos, seminar participants at the Chicago Federal Reserve, Georgetown, George Washington University, Georgia Tech, Paris School of Economics, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Yale and participants in the 2007 UCSC International Conference, the 2008 AEA Meeting in New Orleans, and the 2008 Princeton-Yale Conference on Reputations and International Agreements for helpful comments. Maggi and Staiger gratefully acknowledge financial support from the NSF (respectively SES-054552435 and SES-0518802). The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.