Table of contents for The economics and politics of trade blocs / Pravin Krishna.

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Contents
List of Figures page viii
List of Tables ix
Acknowledgments xi
1 Introduction and Overview 1
1.1 Objectives 1
1.2 Outline and Summary of Major Results 7
2 The Economics of Preferential Trade Areas 11
2.1 Trade Creation and Trade Diversion 14
2.2 Revenue-Transfer Effects 19
3 Necessarily Welfare-Improving Preferential
Trade Areas 23
3.1 Customs Unions 25
3.1.1 Non-Economic Objectives 29
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3.2 Free Trade Areas 36
3.2.1 Partial Equilibrium Analysis 37
3.2.2 Proof in the General Case 45
3.2.3 Intermediate Inputs 50
3.2.4 Rules of Origin Necessary to
Prevent Trans-Shipment 52
3.3 Implementation 57
3.3.1 Barriers to Trade with Non-Members 58
3.3.2 Internal Barriers to Trade 61
3.3.3 Rules of Origin 63
4 Geography and Preferential Trade Agreements:
The "Natural" Trading Partners Hypothesis 69
4.1 Modeling Preferential Trade Liberalization:
Theory 74
4.2 Modeling Preferential Trade Liberalization:
Econometrics 79
4.3 Data and Estimation Results 91
4.3.1 Data 91
4.3.2 Estimation Results 93
5 Preferential Trading and Multilateralism 107
5.1 Endogenous PTAs and Multilaterism:
A Lobbying Model 108
5.1.1 Bilateral Tariff Reductions 115
5.1.2 Multilateral Tariff Liberalization 124
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5.2 Endogenous PTAs and Multilaterism: A Median
Voter Model 132
5.2.1 Domino Effects 136
Appendices 139
References 183
Index 193

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Trade blocs -- Econometric models.
International trade -- Econometric models.
Protectionism -- Econometric models.