Christine McDaniel

Senior Economist, Sidley Austin, LLP (Washington, DC).

Christine is a senior economist in Sidley’s Washington, D.C. office, and a member of the firm’s International Trade and Dispute Resolution and Antitrust/Competition practice teams. Christine provides empirical and economic analysis to companies, associations, and governments in international economic, trade and competition policy issues, and supports Sidley’s clients and lawyers, including before World Trade Organization panels and the Appellate Body, domestic courts, arbitral tribunals and domestic regulatory agencies. Prior to joining the firm, Christine worked as deputy chief economist for IP Australia (Australia’s Patent Office), where she conducted economic analysis on potential effects of changes to the intellectual property rights regime in free trade agreements, and managed the National Patent Analytics Hub. Her previous posts include the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Treasury Department, the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. 

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2 五月 2017
想象一下存在着这样一个贸易协定,它能节约能源、削减每月物业账单并能改善环境。这正是45个国家意欲在WTO环境产品协定(EGA)中实现的。 我们的分析是基于美国消费者支出调查(CES)。我们评估EGA的方法是对家庭层面效应自下而上的分析法。我们认为许多日常家庭用品可能会被纳入此类协议。我们使用家庭数据来估计美国家庭获得的好处,因EGA所含家庭用品的关税减让会降低消费者的支付价格。除了价格效应之外,降低消费者价格可能会刺激其对这些节能产品的需求。反过来,降低消费者价格可以节省能源并降低这些商品的运营成本。 例如,削减LED灯泡3.6%关税会通过较低价格的方式节省3.2亿美元的家庭支出。此外,...