Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements by Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner
Published By: Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press ISBN: 978-0-691-13529-8, cloth; 978-0-691-13530-4, pbk. Date of Publication: 2012
Book Review Detail
Pravin Krishna of Johns Hopkins University
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.51.2.544.r4 Review Pages: 552-53
Book Review Abstract
Pravin Krishna of Johns Hopkins University reviews, "Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements" by Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Explores the role of domestic politics in governments' decisions to enter trade pacts. Discusses a political economy theory of international trade agreements; systemic influences on preferential trade agreement formation; regime type, veto players, and preferential trade agreement formation; and auxiliary hypotheses about domestic politics and trade agreements. Mansfield is Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Milner is B. C. Forbes Professor of Public Affairs at Princeton University."