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16 mai 2018

Busier than ever? New CTEI working paper on WTO Dispute Settlement

Conventional wisdom has it that, in recent years, the legalized mechanism of dispute settlement before the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been “busier than ever”, “a victim of its own success”. A new CTEI Working Paper by Joost Pauwelyn and Weiwei Zhang uses count data to assess the WTO’s current caseload and examines how it has evolved since the WTO’s creation in 1995. The paper finds that WTO...
14 mai 2018

How should trade disputes be resolved?

The members of the World Trade Organization regards dispute settlement as one of the central pillar of the multilateral trading system and vitally important to the global economy. Since 1995, over 500...

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16 février 2018

Is global governance in crisis, or just transforming?

Whereas the 20th century was defined by the expansion of multilateral cooperation and integration, the early 21st century has witnessed President Trump’s “America first” policy, “Brexit” and various populist...

31 janvier 2018

TradeLab student presention in Buenos Aires

Two students from the Graduate Institute had the opportunity to present their research in Buenos Aires at the Think Conference, an academic meeting held alongside the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference...

08 janvier 2018

PHD on Trade and Environment Governance at the WTO

Dr Manuel Teehankee reviews the outputs of the WTO CTE generated throughout its 21 years of existence.