The International Trade Commission’s Assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Main Findings and Implications

February 7, 2017

In May of 2016 the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its assessment of the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This paper highlights the main findings of the ITC report and explains their derivation and implications. It also examines several issues that were explicitly excluded from analysis in the ITC report.

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) TRADE COST ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS CURRENCY POLICY

Agreements: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP)

Regions: UNITED STATES ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: DEAN BAKER

Publishing Institution: CENTER FOR ECONOMIC AND POLICY RESEARCH

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