Publications

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

Selected papers

Allee, Todd, Manfred Elsig and Andrew Lugg. 2017. "Is the European Union trade deal with Canada new or recycled? A text-as-data approach". Global Policy.
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Allee, Todd, Manfred Elsig and Andrew Lugg. 2017. "The ties between the World Trade Organization and preferential trade agreements: A textual analysis". Journal of International Economic Law. 
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Allee, Todd and Andrew Lugg. 2017. "Who wrote the rules for the Trans-Pacific Partnership?". Research & Politics. 
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Lechner, Lisa. 2017. "The domestic battle over non-trade issues in preferential trade agreements". Review of International Political Economy.
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Allee, Todd, and Manfred Elsig. 2016. “Why do some international institutions contain strong dispute settlement provisions? New evidence from preferential trade agreements”. Review of International Organizations.
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Baccini, Leonardo, Pablo Pinto and Stephen Weymouth. 2016. "The distributional consequences of preferential liberalization: Firm-level evidence". International Organization.
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Milewicz, Karolina, James Hollway, Claire Peacock and Duncan Snidal. 2016. "Beyond trade: The expanding scope of the non-trade agenda in trade agreements". Journal of Conflict Resolution.
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Baccini, Leonardo, Andreas Dür and 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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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

Todd Allee and Manfred Elsig. 2017. "The presence of the World Trade Organization within preferential trade agreements" in Manfred Elsig, Bernard Hoekman and Joost Pauwelyn (eds). Assessing the World Trade Organization: Fit for purpose? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
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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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Leonardo Baccini, 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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Todd Allee 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).
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Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen. 2014. Cutting the Gordian Knot of economic reform: When and how international institutions help (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
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Working papers

Elsig, Manfred and Sebastian Klotz. 2017. "Behind-the-border measures and the new generation of trade agreements: TBT and SPS compared".

Lechner, Lisa and Simon Wüthrich. 2017. "Seal the deal? Domestic politics and institutional design in preferential trade negotiations".

Lechner, Lisa. 2017. "Investors’ reactions to non-trade issues in preferential trade agreements".

Lechner, Lisa. 2017. "Coercion, cooperation, and diffusion of trade agreement designs: A network-approach".

Lechner, Lisa. 2017. "Compliance with non-trade issues in trade agreements".

Peacock, Claire. 2017. "Symbolic regulation: Human rights provisions in preferential trade agreements".

Baccini, Leonardo, Andreas Dür, Manfred Elsig and Karolina Milewicz. 2011. "The design of preferential trade agreements: A new dataset in the making". Staff Working Paper No. ERSD-2011-10. Geneva: World Trade Organization.
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