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February 2017

Fascinating re-analysis by @jtrothwell showing (CHN) imports no more disruptive than local competition in US::papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers2.c…

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jtrothwell I’m a big fan of Autor, Hanson, & Dorn, but I conclude that their famous AER paper on trade has some serious flaws papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers2.c…

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Then WTO Dispute Settlement, multilateralism’s jewel, begins & often ends bilaterally, too. US a ready litigant, tardy complier. Future dim?

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, too, a series of US bilaterals with other 11. Also: NAFTA, CAFTA. Hub and spokes has been default mode of US agreements since 1930s.

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The multi/bi-lateral difference never that big in practice. In GATT/WTO (incl accession) US cut bilat schedule deals:washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2…

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@insteconomics … that no theory of preference assortment between the three was possible, so he had no idea why audience was the size it was?

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@OldPaddler Sure; but pointless. Are they going to ban deep-fried taro? Home-grown pork fat? Home grown beer? Pretty common in Sth Pac.

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OldPaddler As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food. Ban would likely be legal under GATT article XX. nytimes.com/2017/02/19/wor…

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The IMF’s description of AU fiscal management: “mediocre”. Agree with this commentary. Ungated version here::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3L

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… Or is it only “Empire Strikes Back” nostalgia. The 1932 Ottowa Accord reinvented for the Age of Trumpen.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_E…Ow

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Delivered a prelim study of a CAN-AU FTA in 2010. Potential servcs, FDI wins (UK++?). But is it a natural ‘region’?::business.financialpost.com/fp-comment/in-…

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Enrichment that GDP doesn’t count - The Met released its collection to open access::metmuseum.org/blogs/digital-… pic.twitter.com/X8GVk6NdVj

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A seething sea of polarizing vacuity (great quote fm Heisenberg, btw) twitter.com/samirvarma/sta…

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Greed is good but algorithms are better. Goldman Sachs NY had 600 traders, now has 2::technologyreview.com/s/603431/as-go…

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@samirvarma Good for them! Bet the poorest families are doing much better, too.

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samirvarma The richest families in Florence in 1427 are still the richest families in Florence qz.com/694340/the-ric…

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G Hufbauer: delays will limit WTO complaints on BTA. Still, CHN may have the patience & CVD ‘alternative’ is noxious:piie.com/system/files/d…

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If the relevant ROO for “border-tax adjustment” is “crosses the customs barrier”, predict innovators will substitute services for goods.

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If USA adopted a “tax adjustmnet” that differentially taxed import transactions, what Rule of Origin would it apply to identify an “import”?

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Could USA defend (under Art III) a tax designed to prejudice the value of import transactions?::worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/2017/…

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@Fourmilab Avensa.com has Jules Verne complete @ €1.79 Kindle dict. good, Antidote Ardoise (iPad) in split screen *mirifique*.

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Devotee of (EUR) Rugby & the Six Nations’ Cup? Me neither. But this *bande dessinée* on rugby history is… *génial*lemonde.fr/rugby/visuel/2…Xj

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Here is @iccwbo’s Commercial Crime Service ‘Live Piracy Map’::icc-ccs.org/index.php/pira…

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Extraordinary map of world cargo shipping shows why Straits of Malacca→Borneo remains the epicenter of piracy::fee.org/articles/an-aw…

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OldPaddler Trump hasn’t glommed onto the fact that TPP was a renegotiation of NAFTA. Free exchange: Better than a wall
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Reducing AU’s teetering federal fiscal imbalance one step to improving housing market (and other state srvcs)::theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…

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Friends matter, even for sovereigns. CHN cannot be a leading power with no real allies & heavy-handed data curbs::wsj.com/articles/mark-…

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On Australia Day, last week, I gave a talk at a local club based on this brief paper “Too Content to Change?”::dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5517445/Aust…

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insteconomics The contribution of land prices to national house price growth is 90% for Australia pubs.aeaweb.org/doi/pdfplus/10…

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Peak Apple II coming up. Making a motza on phones, but focus only on next Qtr: developers, fans pissed by s’ware, h’ware slippage.

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Certainly. Remember “lemons” from the 70′s, 80′? Today there are no *bad* cars. Why? Int’l trade competition. Hoora..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Q6

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“Radical uncertainty at the heart of the capitalist discovery process has lessons for [regulators]”@ATabarrok::wsj.com/articles/how-u…

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SincDavidson MNC company tax avoidance propaganda exposed econjwatch.org/articles/stop-…

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