Publications

Below is a list of selected publications and working papers which use data from DESTA.

If you have used DATA data in one of your publications and it is not listed below, please send the title of your paper to desta@wti.org, so we can add your paper to our list.

Published Papers

Baccini, Leonardo, Pablo Pinto, Stephen Weymouth. 2016. The Distributional Consequences of Preferential Liberalization: Firm-level Evidence, International Organization



Baccini, Leonardo, Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig. 2015. The Politics of Trade Agreement Design: Revisiting the Depth-Flexibility Nexus, International Studies Quarterly

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Dür, Andreas, Leonardo Baccini, and Manfred Elsig. 2014. “The Design of International Trade Agreements: Introducing a New Database.” Review of International Organizations.

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See also the brief summary of our findings on VoxEU: http://www.voxeu.org/article/design-preferential-trade-agreements
Baccini, Leonardo, and Andreas Dür. 2014. “Investment Discrimination and the Proliferation of Preferential Trade Agreements.” Journal of Conflict Resolution.

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Baccini, Leonardo and Johannes Urpelainen. 2014. “International Institutions and Domestic Politics: Can Preferential Trading Agreements Help Leaders Promote Economic Reform?” The Journal of Politics.

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Books and book chapters

Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig (eds). 2014. Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

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Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig. 2014. “Introduction: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements”, in Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig (eds) Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

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Baccini, Leonardo, Andreas Dür and Yoram Haftel. 2014. “Imitation and Innovation in International Governance: The Diffusion of Trade Agreement Design”, in Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig (eds) Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

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Allee, Todd and Manfred Elsig. 2014. “Dispute Settlement Provisions in PTAs: New Data and New Concepts”, in Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig (eds) Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Baccini, Leonardo and Johannes Urpelainen. 2014. “Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform” (Oxford University Press).

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Working Papers

Lechner, Lisa. 2014. Human Rights and International Trade: Why do Countries include Social Law Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements?
Leonardo Baccini, Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig, Karolina Milewicz. 2011. The Design of Preferential Trade Agreements: A New Dataset in the Making, WTO Staff Working Paper ERSD-2011-10

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Papers using DESTA

Aichele, Rahel, Gabriel J. Felbermayr, and Inga Heiland. "Going Deep: The Trade and Welfare Effects of TTIP." (2014).

Kim, Moonhawk. "Untangling the Spaghetti Bowl: Regime Complexity, Information Asymmetry, and GATT/WTO’s Consideration Process of PTAs." (2014).