ASSESS_TTIP: Assessing the Claimed Benefits of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment PartnershipWerner Raza / Jan Grumiller / Bernhard Tröster / Lance Taylor / Rudi von Arnim
Wien, May 2014
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.