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Trade and Tensions

Global Policy Seminar/Workshop Series
of the Freeman Center at the Humphrey Institute presents:

WHO: Professor Daniel Gifford, The Law School, University of Minnesota
WHAT: Trade and Tensions (among Trading Partners)
WHEN: Tuesday, January 23, 2007, 12:45 - 2:00 pm
WHERE: 170 HHH - Stassen Room,UofM West Bank Campus, Humphrey Institute

This talk, based on the research for Professor Gifford’s recent Robert E. Hudec article, looks at several issues in which prevailing mixtures of culture, law and economics generate problematic outcomes and generate tensions among trading partners: import surges and safeguards; industrial policy issues; inconsistent competition policies; issues at the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust law; strategic trade policy issues; and disagreements over the role of economics.


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