author={Helen V. Milner},
  journal={Annual Review of Political Science},
  • H. Milner
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Economics
  • Annual Review of Political Science
▪ Abstract One of the most salient changes in the world economy since 1980 has been the move toward freer trade among countries across the globe. How do existing theories about trade policy explain this puzzle? Three sets of explanations are prominent. First, many focus on changes in trade policy preferences among domestic actors, either societal groups or political leaders. Second, scholars examine changes in political institutions to account for such policy change. Third, they seek… 
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