Simon Lester

Cato Institute

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Washington, DC 20001-5403

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Is the Doha Round Over? The WTO's Negotiating Agenda for 2016 and Beyond

Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 64
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 May 2016
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 395 (96,107)

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WTO, Doha Round, trade liberalization

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Trade Policy Under the Biden Administration

Cato Institute, Free Trade Bulletin No. 76 (2020)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Jul 2020
Cato Institute and Simon Lester
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 382 (99,947)

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trade, trade law, congress, executive trade actions, WTO, World Trade Organization, trade agreements, trade policy, Joe Biden, Biden

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The Challenges of Negotiating a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 51, February 26, 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 178 (215,259)

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US-Europe trade agreement, WTO negotiations, transatlantic trade agreements, European Union exports, international trade liberalization, U.S. imports, American tariffs, protectionism

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One Year into the TTIP Negotiations: Getting to Yes

Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 59
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 113 (307,891)

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trade agreement, regulatory trade barriers, ISDS mechanism, globalization

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Liberalizing Cross-Border Trade in Higher Education: The Coming Revolution of Online Universities

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 720
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 102 (330,121)

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Massive Open Online Course, MOOC, online classes, higher education, international universities, college courses, globalization, US education policy, American University system

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Closing Pandora's Box: The Growing Abuse of the National Security Rationale for Restricting Trade

Cato Institute Policy Analysis, No. 874, 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jan 2020
Simon Lester and Huan Zhu
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 86 (367,853)

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Trade Tariffs, Trade Regulation, Protectionism, Department of Commerce, World Trade Organization, WTO, Trade Expansion Act of 1962, Section 232

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Liberalization or Litigation? Time to Rethink the International Investment Regime

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 730
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 83 (375,793)

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International Investment Obligations, investment treaties, Draft Convention, Bilateral Investment Treaty, investor-state complaints, Liberal Foreign Investment Policy, state-state dispute settlement

8.

Free Trade in Environmental Goods: The Trade Remedy Problem

Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 54
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Simon Lester and K. Watson
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 76 (395,446)

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antidumping, countervailing duties, trade remedies, environmental goods, antidumping tariffs

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Debate 2016: To TPP or Not TPP? Should the U.S. Join the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Other Trade Agreements

16 Journal of International Business and Law 52 (2016)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
University of Kansas - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Cato Institute and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 59 (451,487)

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TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Trump's First Trade Deal: The Slightly Revised Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin, No. 73
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Jan 2020
Simon Lester, Inu Manak and Kyounghwa Kim
Cato Institute, Cato Institute and Korea International Trade Association
Downloads 51 (482,301)
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KORUS, Korea-U.S Free Trade Agreement, US-Korea, foreign relations, Trump foreign policy, U.S.-Korea, Trade Expansion Act of 1962, Premium Pricing Policy for Global Innovative Drugs, Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific partnership, ISDS, World Trade Organization, WTO

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WTO Dispute Settlement: Emerging Practice and Procedure in Decisions of the Appellate Body - Chapter 6

DUE PROCESS IN WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT, J. Cameron and K. Campbell (eds), Cameron May 2000, pp 119-140.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Debra P. Steger and Simon Lester
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Cato Institute
Downloads 51 (482,301)

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WTO, Appellate Body, dispute settlement, international arbitration, procedure

12.

Should Free Traders Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership? An Assessment of America's Largest Preferential Trade Agreement

CATO Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Sep 2016
Cato Institute, Cato Institute, Cato Institute, Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 50 (486,413)
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Free Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP

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Can Interim Appeal Arbitration Preserve the WTO Dispute System?

Cato Institute, Free Trade Bulletin No. 77, 2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 49 (490,544)

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WTO, World Trade Organization, International Law, Trade Law, International Trade, Trade, Tariffs, Dispute Resolution, Rule Enforcement

14.

China - Tariff Rate Quotas for Certain Agricultural Products: Against the Grain: Can the WTO Open Chinese Markets? A Contaminated Experiment

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2020/91
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Dec 2020
Joseph W. Glauber and Simon Lester
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Cato Institute
Downloads 47 (499,259)

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US-China trade relations; agriculture; transparency obligations; WTO dispute settlement; tariff-rate quotas

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Free Trade and Tobacco: Thank You for Not Smoking (Foreign) Cigarettes

Free Trade Bulletin No. 49, August 15, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Simon Lester
Cato Institute
Downloads 43 (517,073)

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U.S. trade policy, United States tobacco policy, tobacco regulation, protectionism, imports, public health, tariffs, trade agreements, American health policy, government regulation

16.

Trade Justice Delayed is Trade Justice Denied

Free Trade Bulletin No. 75
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Cato Institute, Simon Lester and James Baachus
Cato Institute, Cato Institute and University of Central Florida
Downloads 35 (556,826)

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international law, WTO, World Trade Organization, trade law, DSB, Dispute Settlement Body, DSU, Dispute Settlement Understanding

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Does Safeguards Need Saving? Lessons from the Ukraine - Passenger Cars Dispute

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2016/52
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and Cato Institute
Downloads 34 (562,141)
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Safeguards, WTO disputes, Trade remedies, trade protection, Ukraine.

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Digital Trade Agreements and Domestic Policy

Cato Institute, Free Trade Bulletin No. 79
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Apr 2021
Cato Institute and Simon Lester
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 28 (596,723)

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WTO, World Trade Organization, international trade, e-commerce, international commerce, nondiscrimination in tradeglobalization

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Of Precedent and Persuasion: The Crucial Role of an Appeals Court in WTO Disputes

Free Trade Bulletin, No. 74, 2019
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Sep 2021
James Baachus and Simon Lester
University of Central Florida and Cato Institute
Downloads 8 (742,535)

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World Trade Organization, WTO, world trading system, WTO dispute, international law, international trade, international trade law, international Appellate Body, WTO Appellate Body, World Trade Organization Appellate Body, Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization

20.

The Ideal US–UK Free Trade Agreement

Institute of Economic Affairs
Number of pages: 239 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Daniel J. Ikenson, Simon Lester and Daniel Hannan
Cato Institute, Cato Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 7 (750,514)

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UK, Britain, US, USA, free trade, Brexit, international trade, economic integration, international agreement