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John Londregan
2016
A vast literature on international trade predicts that political institutions affect both the choice of trade partners (extensive margin) and trade volumes (intensive margin). Yet most analyses ignore the former margin, while their estimates of the latter ...
John Londregan
2016
Do trading partners’ political institutions matter in international trade? In answering this question, researchers typically relate aggregate measures of institutional structure with total volumes of bilateral trade, while pairs that do not trade are ...
Helen Milner
2013
Developing countries have increasingly opened their economies to trade. Research about trade policy in developed countries focuses on a bottom-up process by identifying economic preferences of domestic groups. We know less about developing countries. We ...
Harold James
2012
This paper examines why so much debate about the structure of the international economy revolves around a conference held at Bretton Woods in July 1944 which was not immediately conspicuously successful. There was a unique confluence of contemporary ...
2012
Christina Davis May, 2012 Princeton University Press; ISBN: 978-0691152769 Trade Politics Foreign Policy International Political Economy and Trade http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9747.html ...
Helen Milner
2012
Preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) play an increasingly prominent role in the global political economy, two notable examples being the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement. These agreements foster economic integration among ...
Sophie Meunier
2011
American Journal of Political Science (Wiley) Do political tensions harm economic relations? Theories claim that trade prevents war and political relations motivate trade, but less is known about whether smaller shifts in political relations impact ...
Helen Milner
2011
In this article we bring together opposing international relations theories to better understand U.S. foreign policy, in particular foreign trade and aid. Using votes in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979–2004, we explore different theoretical ...