HENRIK HORN

Professor of International Economics          

 

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CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

-         Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm

-         Non-resident Senior Fellow, Bruegel, Brussels

-         Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London

 

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PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

-         International trade and trade policy

-         Economic and legal aspects of trade and environmental agreements

-         Industrial Organization; in particular competition policy and regulation

 

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RECENT WRITINGS

“The ECJ Judgment on the Extensions of the ETS to Aviation: An Economist’s Discontent”, Entwined Report 2013, and IFN Working Paper No. 980, 2013.

“The Time WTO Panels Require to Issue Reports”, Entwined Report 2013, and IFN Working Paper No. 979, 2013.

“Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the WTO: Silence Speaks Volumes”, Entwined Report 2013, and IFN Working Paper No. 983, 2013. (With Petros C. Mavroidis.)

Why the WTO? An Introduction to the Economics of Trade Agreements, The American Law Institute, 2012. IFN Working Paper No. 916, 2012 (With Gene M. Grossman.)

Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law: National Treatment, The American Law Institute, 2012. IFN Working Paper No. 917. (With Gene M. Grossman and Petros C. Mavroidis.)

“In the Shadow of the DSU: Addressing Specific Trade Concerns in the WTO SPS and TBT Committees”, Journal of World Trade 47(4), 729–759, 2013. IFN Working Paper No. 960.

“Internationell tjänstehandel: GATS-avtalet och Sverige” (”International trade in services: the GATS and Sweden”), in Henrik Jordahl (ed.), Kartläggning av tjänstesektorn i Sverige, Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, 2012.

Koldioxidtullar och det handelspolitiska klimatet” (Border Carbon Adjustments and the Trade Policy Climate”), IFN News Letter, May 2012.

“The WTO Dispute Settlement System 1995-2010: Some Descriptive Statistics”, Journal of World Trade 45(6), 2011. IFN Working Paper No. 891. (With Louise Johannesson and Petros C. Mavroidis.)

“To B(TA) or Not to B(TA)? On the Legality and Desirability of Border Tax Adjustments from a Trade Perspective”, FERDI, Paris, June 2011. World Economy, 34(11), 1911-1937, 2011. (With Petros C. Mavroidis.)

“The Burden of Proof in Trade Disputes and the Environment”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 62(1), 2011, 15–29. (Earlier version as IFN Working Paper No. 791)

 

Other writings

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PROJECTS

Environment and Trade in a World of Interdependence -- ENTWINED

The long-term project Environment and Trade in a World of InterdependenceENTWINED – supported by The Foundation of Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra, Sweden) – brings together researchers and policy analysts from several countries. The project focuses on the interplay between environmental policies, and the global trade regime (in particular the WTO).

 

WTO Dispute Settlement Data Set

Petros C. Mavroidis and I have compiled an extensive data set on the Dispute Settlement system of the WTO. The data set comprises approximately 67 000 observations on various legal and administrative aspects, of all WTO disputes initiated since the inception of the WTO 1 January 1995, up to the end of July 2011. The data set tracks each dispute from the initial Request for Consultations, through adjudication, and implementation.

-         The data and User’s Manual

The data set, and the User’s Guide, can also be found at the World Bank website.

The paper “The WTO Dispute Settlement System 1995-2010: Some Descriptive Statistics” (joint with Louise Johannesson and Petros C. Mavroidis), provides some basic observations from the data.

 

Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law

Petros C. Mavroidis and I have been Co-Chief Reporters for the American Law Institute project Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law. In this long-run project, economists and lawyers jointly analyze the WTO Agreement and the case law from its Dispute Settlement system. To date, approximately 70 WTO disputes have been analyzed by pairs of economists and lawyers.

-         Description of project

-         Reports in the case law project

Reports written in the project, as well as more information on the project, are available at the ALI website.

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CONSULTANCY WORK

WTO Dispute Settlement, Competition Policy, Regulation, and Sports Economics.

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

·        Brief biography

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CONTACT

Email: A@B where A is henrik.horn and B is econ-law.se

Phone: +46 8 665 45 40

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Updated: 22 October 2013