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U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges

U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges

Date: December 23, 2004
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J
Description: None
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U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges

U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges

Date: March 17, 2006
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J
Description: None
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U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

Date: February 6, 2006
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J & Morrison, Wayne M
Description: None
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U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

Date: November 3, 2005
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J & Morrison, Wayne M
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U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

Date: June 20, 2005
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J & Morrison, Wayne M
Description: None
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Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications

Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications

Date: March 22, 2010
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: The first section of this report describes the status and primary motivations of the EU's preferential trade agreements (PTAs) currently in place or under negotiation. The second compares the content and trade coverage of Europe's PTAs to U.S. PTAs. A third section assesses the implications of the EU's PTA program for the multilateral trading system and U.S. trade policy. A concluding section evaluates future directions for Europe's PTA policy.
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Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications

Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications

Date: March 3, 2011
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: This report explores intersecting issues regarding Europe's preferential trade agreements (PTA) in three parts. The first section discusses the status and primary motivations of the EU's PTAs currently in place or under negotiation. The second compares the content and trade coverage of Europe's PTAs to U.S. PTAs. A third section assesses the implications of the EU's PTA program for the multilateral trading system and U.S. trade policy. A concluding section evaluates future directions for Europe's PTA policy.
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: October 19, 2004
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: March 5, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: April 8, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: May 24, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: July 11, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: September 20, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: June 18, 2003
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: May 12, 2003
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: September 12, 2003
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: November 9, 2001
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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Trade and the Americas

Trade and the Americas

Date: January 18, 2002
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J.
Description: None
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World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on Continued U.S. Participation

World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on Continued U.S. Participation

Date: June 16, 2010
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Fergusson, Ian F.
Description: Following World War II, the United States led efforts to establish an open and nondiscriminatory trading system with the expressed goal of raising the economic well-being of all countries and bolstering world peace. These efforts culminated in the creation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1948, a provisional agreement on tariffs and trade rules that governed world trade for 47 years. The World Trade Organization (WTO) succeeded the GATT in 1995 and today serves as a permanent body that administers the rules and agreements negotiated and signed by 153 participating parties, as well as a forum for dispute settlement and negotiations. The purpose of this report is to analyze some of the main issues in any debate on U.S. participation in the WTO and to address some of the criticisms leveled at the organization. Academic studies indicate that the United States benefits from broad reductions in trade barriers worldwide, but some workers and industries might not share in those gains. Decisions in the WTO are made by member governments, which determine their negotiating positions, file dispute challenges, and implement their decisions. However, some argue that smaller countries are left out of decision-making and that governments tend ...
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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Date: November 7, 2008
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Morelli, Vincent
Description: This report focuses on the creation of the Transatlantic Economic Council; the role of legislatures in the regulatory process; and the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue and its new role as an advisor to transatlantic regulatory efforts.
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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Date: March 9, 2009
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Morelli, Vincent
Description: This report focuses on the creation of the Transatlantic Economic Council; the role of legislatures in the regulatory process; and the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue and its new role as an advisor to transatlantic regulatory efforts.
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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Date: November 18, 2009
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Morelli, Vincent
Description: This report focuses on the creation of the Transatlantic Economic Council; the role of legislatures in the regulatory process; and the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue and its new role as an advisor to transatlantic regulatory efforts.
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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Date: December 1, 2009
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Morelli, Vincent
Description: This report focuses on the creation of the Transatlantic Economic Council; the role of legislatures in the regulatory process; and the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue and its new role as an advisor to transatlantic regulatory efforts.
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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress

Date: January 4, 2010
Creator: Ahearn, Raymond J. & Morelli, Vincent
Description: This report focuses on the creation of the Transatlantic Economic Council; the role of legislatures in the regulatory process; and the Transatlantic Legislators' Dialogue and its new role as an advisor to transatlantic regulatory efforts.
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