Sequencing Regional Trade Integration and Cooperation Agreements: Describing a Dataset for a New Research Agenda

Nov 2005
The purpose of this article is to describe a new dataset on trade integration agreements here, preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) and other international agreements that can be employed to start mending the gaps in the literature on cooperation, and to develop a research agenda on the "best practices" of sequencing international agreements so as to obtain higher pay-offs from global cooperation.