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Trade Policy in Multilevel Government: Organizing Openness

Christian Freudlsperger


Trade Policy in Multilevel Government investigates how multilevel polities organize openness in a globalizing political and economic environment. In recent years, the multilevel politics of trade caught the broader public’s attention, not least due to the Wallonian regional parliament’s initial rejection of the EU-Canada trade deal in 2016. In all multilevel polities, competencies held by states and regions have increasingly become the subject of international rule-setting. This is particularly so in the field of trade, which has progressively targeted so-called “behind the border” regulatory ... More

Keywords: Multilevel government, intergovernmental relations, federal dynamics, trade policy, public procurement, Canada, European Union, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198856122
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198856122.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christian Freudlsperger, author
Postdoctoral Researcher, Hertie School of Governance