Mostafa Beshkar

Assistant Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

Indiana University

100 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Bloomington, IN 47405

Office: Wylie Hall, 303
Phone: (812) 855-6383

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Working Papers

Interdependence of Trade Policies In General Equilibrium.(Updated October 18, 2017)(First version: June 2016) (with Ahmad Lashkaripour) R&R Requested from JPE.

"Dispute Settlement with Second-Order Uncertainty: The Case of International Trade Disputes" (2017) (with Jee-Hyeong Park) R&R Requested from IER.

"How Do Terms-of-Trade Effects Matter for Trade Agreements?" (2018) (with Ryan Lee) Submitted.

" Estimating a Model of Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization." (with Mahdi Majbouri) R&R for The WTO and Economic Development,  Ed. Ben Zissimos, MIT Press.

" Trade Agreements: Theoretical Foundations. " (2017) (With Eric W. Bond) Prepared for the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance.


Cap and Escape in Trade Agreements.” (2017) (with Eric Bond) American Economic Journal - Microeconomics. 9(4): 171–202.

“Escape Clause in Trade Agreements, (2016)(with Eric Bond) in Handbook of Commercial Policy. Ed. Bagwell and Staiger, Elsevier.

Arbitration and Renegotiation in Trade Agreements.” (2016) Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China) ” (2016) (with Adam Chilton)  World Trade Review 15(02), 375-395.

Tariff Binding and Overhang: Theory and Evidence.” (2015) (with Eric Bond and Youngwoo Rho) Journal of International Economics. 97 (1) 1-13 (Lead Article).

“Safeguards and Investigations.” (2014) (with Eric Bond) in Trade, Globalization and Development. Ed. Rajat Acharyya, Springer Verlag.

Trade Skirmishes and Safeguards: A Theory of the WTO Dispute Settlement Process.Journal of International Economics 82 (1), September 2010, pp. 35-48.

Reprinted in Economics of International Trade Law, edited by Alan Sykes, Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. (2013).

Mentioned in the report of the WTO's Academic Selection Panel for Young Economist Award.

Optimal Remedies in International Trade Agreements.” (2010) European Economic Review 54 (3) 455-466.

The Theory of Dispute Resolution with Application to Intellectual Property Rights.” (2008) Joint with Eric Bond, in Intellectual Property, Growth and Trade, Ed. Keith Maskus, Elsevier B.V.

Work in Progress

“Delegation with Costly State Verification.” (2016) (with Eric Bond)

“Political Commitment vs. Flexibility in Trade Policy Setting.” (2013).

Book Reviews

  Schropp, Simon A.B., “Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the WTO.” In World Trade Review;(2010), 9: 542-545, Cambridge University Press.