Preferential trade agreements: free trade at what cost?
Thrasher, Rachel Denae
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This paper looks at the broader aspects of legal incompatibility among various agreements and argues that in the long run, increased reliance on PTAs for trade liberalizations will force countries to maintain inconsistent legal standards.
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