Assistant Professor of Economics and Peter T. Paul Research Fellow
Mostafa [dot] Beshkar [at] unh [dot] edu
Fields of Specialization:
International Trade, Law & Economics, Microeconomics
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“Trade Skirmishes and Safeguards: A Theory of the WTO Dispute Settlement Process.” Journal of International Economics 82 (1), September 2010, pp. 35-48. [Download]
>> Reprinted in Economics of International Trade Law, edited by Alan O. Sykes (forthcoming).
“Optimal Remedies in International Trade Agreements,” European Economic Review 54 (3), April 2010, pp. 455-466. [Download]
“The Theory of Dispute Resolution with Application to Intellectual Property Rights,” (2008) With Eric W. Bond, in Intellectual Property, Growth and Trade, Ed. Keith Maskus, Elsevier B.V. [Publisher's Website, Prepublication Version]
“Safeguards and Investigations.” (Forthcoming) With Eric Bond, in Essays in Honor of Kalyan Sanyal. Ed. Rajat Acharyya, Springer Verlag.
"Cap and Escape in Trade Agreements." (2012) With Eric Bond, Under Submission. [Download: Paper]
"Tariff Binding and Overhang: Theory and Evidence." (2012) With Eric Bond and Youngwoo Rho, Under Submission. [Download: Paper]
Work in Progress:
“Political Commitment vs. Flexibility in Setting Trade Policy.''
“Bargaining under the Shadow of the WTO: Experimental Evidence.” with Robert G. Hammond
“Optimal Design of Arbitration Process at the Presence of Pre-Arbitration Negotiations.”
“Pre-Arbitration Settlement with Imperfect Private Monitoring.” With Jee-Hyeong Park
“Estimating a Model of Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization.”
Schropp, Simon A.B., “Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the WTO.” In World Trade Review (2010), 9 : 542-545, Cambridge University Press.
Honors & Awards:
Peter T. Paul Research Fellow (2010- )
First Runner Up, WTO Essay Competition for Young Economists (2009) (Link to the news release)