OPEN REGIONALISM IN APEC: IMPACTS ON U.S. AGRICULTURE AND TRADE

APEC's "open regionalism" calls for free-trade in APEC but with benefits also accruing to non-APEC members. This study shows that "open regionalism" provides strong incentives for non-APEC economies to also liberalize their policies to maintain competitiveness. Inclusion of agriculture is critical to total U.S. welfare gains because of current high protection rates in East Asia.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20981
Total Pages:
11
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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