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Special 301: The Politics of Listings

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu As I mentioned in a previous post, decisions about which countries get listed on each year’s Special 301 Report are highly politicized. To begin with, and somewhat at odds with its … Continue reading

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Special 301: Replicating Riker (2012)

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu A previous post discussed Riker’s 2012 article, “Special 301 and Royalty Receipts from U.S. Trade Partners,” published in the International Trade Journal. I mentioned that I was trying to replicate his … Continue reading

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Special 301: Is it Effective?

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu My previous post discussed how Special 301’s enforcement mechanism has rarely been used, and is even less likely to be used in the future. But the frequency with which an enforcement … Continue reading

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The US Does Not Have the Highest IP Protection in the World

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu The text of this post is licensed CC BY-SA 4.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most … Continue reading

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The Scourge of Secrecy: Evidence from the TPP Environment Chapter

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu This post is licensed CC-BY SA 3.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most up-to-date version. Today, … Continue reading

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