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The Multilevel Politics of Trade

Edited by: Jorg Broschek and Patrica Goff

Sub-federal units within federal states are taking on new roles in trade policy and trade agreement negotiations. What is motivating this development and how do unique federal contexts impact the way that it unfolds?

Author Information


Jörg Broschek is an associate professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Comparative Federalism and Multilevel Governance in the Department of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Patricia Goff is an associate professor of political science at Wilfrid Laurier University and Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.


Grace Skogstad, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto:

"Multilevel Politics of Trade is a major contribution to the field, and goes above and beyond to provide an analytical framework for explaining differences across federations in the role and influence of sub-national governments in trade policy. Including primary data in every chapter, this significant amount of original research is an important hallmark of this collection."

Duane Bratt, Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies, Mount Royal University:

"Featuring insightful figures and tables to exemplify its theoretical arguments, this collection also includes a solid literature review, and a strong group of contributors who are all trade specialists in their country of expertise."

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;