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Kyle Bagwell

Kyle Bagwell is Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He is also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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World trade is governed by the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The WTO sets rules of conduct for the international trade of goods and services and for intellectual property rights, provides a forum for multinational negotiations to resolve trade problems, and has a formal mechanism for dispute settlement. It is the primary institution working, through rule-based bargaining, at freeing trade.