Striking a Workable Balance: Labor Provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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Trade agreements have extended their reach far beyond simply reducing tariffs. One of the most controversial dimensions of modern trade agreements are labor standards. This brief explores the background and potential impact of labor standards in trade agreements, generally, and in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), in particular.
- The Takeaway 
Robertson, Raymond (2015). Striking a Workable Balance: Labor Provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy. Available electronically from