Europe on the road to Doha: towards a new global trade round?
This paper reviews progress towards a new trade agreement under the Doha Development Agenda. A hitherto-unnoticed empirical regularity suggests that post-Cancun pessimism may be unwarranted. Some of the key contentious issues are examined, including agricultural and manufacturing trade barriers, competition policy and intellectual property rights. A potential sticking point is whether the US will accept a quasijudicial role for the WTO and constraints on anti-dumping policy. European governme...Expand abstract
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