Who Settles Disputes? Treaty Design and Trade Attitudes Toward the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

@article{Hahm2019WhoSD,
  title={Who Settles Disputes? Treaty Design and Trade Attitudes Toward the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)},
  author={Hye Hyun Hahm and Thomas K{\"o}nig and Moritz Osnabr{\"u}gge and Elena Frech},
  journal={International Organization},
  year={2019},
  volume={73},
  pages={881 - 900}
}
Abstract What type of trade agreement is the public willing to accept? Instead of focusing on individual concerns about market access and trade barriers, we argue that specific treaty design and, in particular, the characteristics of the dispute settlement mechanism, play a critical role in shaping public support for trade agreements. To examine this theoretical expectation, we conduct a conjoint experiment that varies diverse treaty-design elements and estimate preferences over multiple… 

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