Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities

Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities

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ISBN-13: 9780886452070
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 06/05/2017
Series: Art of the State Series , #6
Pages: 658
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


Stephen Tapp is a research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy. Ari Van Assche is an associate professor at the Department of International Business at HEC Montréal. Robert Wolfe is a professor at the School of Policy Studies at Quee

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

Abbreviations xiii

Overview of the Research Findings Stephen Tapp Ari Van Assche Robert Wolfe 1

Part 1 Firm-Level Views of Canadian Trade

International Trade with Firm Heterogeneity: Theoretical Developments and Policy Implications Beverly Lapham 39

Trade and Productivity: Insights from Canadian Firm-Level Data John Baldwin Beiling Yan 77

Global Value Chain Participation and the Productivity of Canadian Manufacturing Firms John Baldwin Beiling Yan 93

Going Global: Canadian SME Trade and Emerging Markets Sui Sui Stephen Tapp 117

Technology-Enabled Small Business Trade in Canada: New Evidence from eBay Marketplaces Usman Ahmed Hanne Melin 155

Part 2 Canada's Integration in Global Value Chains

Global Value Chains and the Rise of a Supply Chain Mindset Ari Van Assche 183

Leveraging Global Supply Chains in Canadian Trade Policy Emily Blanchard 209

New International Evidence on Canada's Participation in Global Value Chains Koen De Backer Sébastien Miroudot 229

Chasing the Chain: Canada's Pursuit of Global Value Chains Daniel Koldyk Lewis Quinn Todd Evans 261

By Road, Rail, Sea and Air: The Role of Transportation Networks in Moving Canada's Merchandise Trade Jacques Roy 291

Part 3 Canadian Commerce Policies in an Interconnected World

Canadian Trade Policy in a G-Zero World: Preferential Negotiations as a Natural Experiment Robert Wolfe 323

International Regulatory Cooperation in a Supply Chain World Bernard Hoekman 365

The Restrictiveness of Canada's Services Trade Policy in an International Context Sébastien Miroudot 395

The Potential to Enhance Canada's Services Trade in CETA, TPP and TiSA Erik van der Marel 409

Navigating the Maze: Canada, Rules of Origin and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Sandy Moroz 423

Canadian Investment Treaty Policy: Stay the Course on Progressive Developments Andrew Newcombe 447

Part 4 Practitioner Perspectives on Canadian Trade

How Business Can Help Free Trade Perrin Beatty Cam Vidler 483

Canada's Global Firms and the Future of Trade Policy John Manley Brian Kingston 491

Small Business Traders in Canada Ted Mallett 501

How to Promote Smart Exporting among Canadian Companies Bill Currie 509

The Supply Chain Echo and Its Effects on Canadian Businesses Joy Nott 519

Is More Trade Liberalization the Remedy for Canada's Trade Woes? Jim Stanford 525

Trade and Sustainable Development Scott Vaughan 543

Inclusive Trade, Inclusive Development: Opportunities for Canadian Leadership Margaret Biggs 551

How Gender Affects SMEs' Participation in International Trade Arancha González 583

Part 5 Conclusion

A Road Map for More Inclusive Canadian Trade Policy Stephen Tapp Ari Van Assche Robert Wolfe 593

Notes on Contributors 635

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