Protection Reduction and Diversion: PTAs and the Incidence of Antidumping Disputes
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The opinions expressed in this paper should be attributed to the authors. They are not meant to represent the positions or opinions of the WTO and its Members and are without prejudice to Members' rights and obligations under the WTO. We would like to thank Philippa Dee for generously providing us with her tabulation of investment provisions in PTAs. The paper has also benefitted from the many helpful comments from seminar participants at University of Connecticut, New York Federal Reserve, Villanova University, CUNY Graduate Center, World Trade Organization, Stockholm University, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po), and Inter-American Development Bank. All remaining errors and omissions are the fault of the authors. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.