23 Jan 2012    Working Papers

Services Commitments in Preferential Trade Agreements: Surveying the Empirical Landscape

NCCR-Trade Working Paper No 2012/02 by Martin Roy

Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) on services have proliferated since 2000. This chapter briefly presents the expansion of the dataset initially developed in Marchetti and Roy (2008). The data permits to assess the extent to which market access commitments undertaken by WTO Members in PTAs go beyond GATS commitments and offers made in the context of the Doha Development Agenda.

Working Paper No 2012/02