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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: where economics and power politics collide

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been praised as a breakthrough in international free trade efforts. It has also been heavily criticised, seen as merely a smokescreen for increasing American influence in the Asia-Pacific region and the reach of its corporations. However, it is also a fascinating example of how political and economic rivalries can overlap.

Why Free Trade?

A Game theory analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!