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    • Camouflaged Trade Agreements 

      Appelbaum, Elie; Melatos, Mark (School of Economics, 2012-05)
      We raise the possibility that at least some of the free trade areas observed in practice are customs unions in disguise. We distinguish between generalized and standard customs unions. While members of the former can choose ...
    • How Does Uncertainty Affect the Choice of Trade Agreements? 

      Appelbaum, Elie; Melatos, Mark (School of Economics, 2012-04)
      This paper analyzes how uncertainty and the timing of its resolution influence the formation and design of regional trade agreements. Two sources of uncertainty — in demand and costs — are considered. We compare the case ...