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The European Commission's Neoliberal Trade Discourse since the Crisis: Legitimizing Continuity through Subtle Discursive Change
Research Highlights and Abstract Within the European Union (EU), the neoliberal trade policy has not only survived the global financial crisis (GFC) and Eurozone crisis, but has been reinforcedExpand
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The European Parliament's New Role in Trade Policy: Turning Power into Impact
The power of the European Parliament in EU trade policy has increased significantly with the Lisbon Treaty. Even though it had already acquired a greater informal role, the codification of itsExpand
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Why TTIP is a game-changer and its critics have a point
ABSTRACT The heated scholarly and public debate on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has centred predominantly on two questions. Firstly, is there something particularlyExpand
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Role of Computable General Equilibrium Modelling: An Exercise in ‘Managing Fictional Expectations’
Negotiations between the world's two largest trading partners, the European Union (EU) and the USA, on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have been ongoing since July 2013.Expand
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Assessing the Normative Legitimacy of Investment Arbitration: The EU’s Investment Court System
ABSTRACT The inclusion of an investment chapter in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has encountered significantExpand
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The Unintended Consequences of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations
ABSTRACT Although stalled since 2016, the negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have had major unintended consequences. The TTIP led to demands from third countriesExpand
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European Union regulatory politics in the shadow of the WTO: WTO rules as frame of reference and rhetorical device
This contribution asks how the World Trade Organization (WTO) affects European Union (EU) regulatory politics. While WTO rules have no direct effect, authors who take a rational choiceExpand
The European Union’s Trade Policy Response to the Crisis: Paradigm Lost or Reinforced?
This paper critically examines the European Union's (EU) trade policy response to the global financial and economic crisis. Contrary to what would be expected, we find that the EU's neoliberal tradeExpand
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The Eurozone crisis and the rise of China in the global monetary and trading system: The political economy of an asymmetric shock
In this article we examine the role of EMU-China monetary and trade relations in the divergent evolution of the extra-regional trade balance of Germany and the GIPS countries (Greece, Italy,Expand
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