publication . Preprint . Article . 2014

The Doha Round impasse: A graphical account

Evenett, Simon;
Open Access
  • Published: 27 May 2014
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Several factors potentially responsible for the failure to conclude the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations are analyzed. A two-stage negotiation and ratification game between the "North” (industrialized countries) and the "South” (developing countries) is employed and collapses into a single diagram. The choice of negotiating agenda, principles, and currency of the Doha Round interact with domestic political factors in leading WTO members, the fast growth of exports prior to 2007, and pervasive unilateral trade reform to eliminate the "landing zone” for this particular multilateral negotiation. Recent emphasis on differences between developing countri...
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free text keywords: deadlock; Doha Round; impasse; two-level games; WTO, jel:F02, jel:F13, jel:F53, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Multilateral trade negotiations, International economics, Ratification, Negotiation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Politics, Currency, Developing country, Accession, International trade, business.industry, business, Economics, Landing zone
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publication . Preprint . Article . 2014

The Doha Round impasse: A graphical account

Evenett, Simon;