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The Rapid Response Labor Mechanism of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Chad P. Bown & Kathleen Claussen | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 10/10/2023

The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) introduced a new compliance institution for labor rights in trade agreements: the facility-specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRM). The RRM was developed to tackle one particular…

A Worker-Centered Trade Policy

Desiree LeClercq | Social Science Research Network | 08/12/2023

What is a “worker-centered” trade policy? The Biden administration ...

Trade Promotion Authority: A Road Map for Congress

Tori Smith | The Heritage Foundation | 05/27/2021

    Free trade agreements improve trade freedom for American ...

USMCA’s 1 July entry into force: Key implementation and compliance issues

Hogan Lovells | 05/21/2020

On 24 April 2020 United States Trade Representative (US...


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