2006 Sessions for Caroline Freund

3:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Session 73D
Regional/Bilateral Trade Agreements: Stepping Stones or Stumbling Blocks?


Emily J. Blanchard, University of Virginia

Session Chairs:

Emily J. Blanchard, University of Virginia


"Do Regional Trade Agreements Promote External Trade Liberalization? Evidence From Latin America"
Emanuel Ornelas, University of Georgia and IBMEC - Rio (Contact Author)
Caroline Freund, The World Bank
Toni Estevadeordal, Inter-American Development Bank

"Empirical Evidence of a Link Between Bilateral Trade Deals and Foreign Direct Investment"
Emily J. Blanchard, University of Virginia (Contact Author)
Xenia Matschke, University of Connecticut

"Bilateral Trade Agreements and the Feasibility of Multilateral Free Trade"
Kamal Saggi, Southern Methodist University (Contact Author)
Hallis Murat Yildiz, Ryerson University


Peter Debaere, University of Virginia
Kara Reynolds, American University
Yuko Kinoshita, International Monetary Fund