Raza, Werner Grumiller, Jan Taylor, Lance Tröster, Bernhard von Arnim, Rudi
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ÖFSE Policy Note No. 10/2014
Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE), Vienna
The current negotiations on a transatlantic Free-Trade Agreement between the US and the EU (TTIP) have raised substantial public interest. Several studies have highlighted the positive economic effects of TTIP. A new ÖFSE report shows that these claims are overstated and neglect crucial adjustment costs and the social costs of regulatory change.