Browsing Working Papers by Author "AGUR, Itai"
Title:The US Trade Deficit, the Decline of the WTO and the Rise of Regionalism Author(s):AGUR, ItaiDate:2007Type of Publication:Working PaperSeries/Report no.:EUI ECO; 2007/17Abstract:This paper argues that the growing US trade deficit has caused the decline of the WTO and the rise of regional trade agreements. A country in de.cit prefers to retain market power against countries with a large surplus. ...
Title:Firm Heterogeneity and the Two Sources of Gains from Trade Author(s):AGUR, ItaiDate:2006Type of Publication:Working PaperSeries/Report no.:EUI ECO; 2006/38Abstract:Recent empirical work identies two main channels through which consumers benefit from trade. Trade liberalization lowers prices, while it raises product variety. This paper develops the first model that connects both ...
Title:What Does European Institutional Integration Tell Us About Trade Integration? Author(s):AGUR, Itai; MONGELLI, Paolo; DORRUCCI, EttoreDate:2005Type of Publication:Working PaperSeries/Report no.:ECB Occasional Paper; 40