2014 Publications

Do WTO rules preclude industrial policy? Evidence from the global economic crisis

Vinod K. Aggarwal and Simon J. Evenett
Business and Politics, 2014
As we argue in this introductory essay, and as the studies in this Issue show, assertions of the WTO’s strength do not reflect the incomplete and contested nature of its accords and the imperatives of policymaking in an era when many governments simultaneously intervene in national economies.

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Trade Institutions in Asia

Vinod K. Aggarwal and Min Gyo Koo
Oxford University Press, 2014
This chapter focuses on how we can account for variations in the formality of trade institutional outcomes. Second, it reviews the likely future trajectory of different trade arrangements in the region and how they may be reconciled with one another.

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