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April 21, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to have a modest impact on Canada, according to ground breaking research from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership,” authors Dan Ciuriak, Ali Dadkhah, and Jingliang Xiao, find that some sectors will benefit from the TPP, while for others, the TPP will not go far enough. However, Canada would forgo any gains, and experience additional modest losses from not ratifying the TPP. 

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Ali Dadkhah

Ali Dadkhah is a practising lawyer and a member of the British Columbia Bar. He obtained a Masters in International Law and Economics in 2012 from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Dan Ciuriak

Dan Ciuriak is Director and Principal, Ciuriak Consulting Inc., and Fellow-in-Residence with the C.D. Howe Institute. His areas of interest include international trade and finance, innovation and industrial policy, and economic development.

Jingliang Xiao

Jingliang Xiao is a research associate responsible for policy modelling at Ciuriak Consulting Inc.