29 June 2018

Liam Fox: If we are to live in security, the world needs open trade

On 21 June, UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox highlighted the critical importance of free trade at an event organised by the Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI). “We need those who shape the global debate to actually believe in free trade and what it can produce for our citizens”, said Dr Fox. “Trade has been the means by which we’ve taken a billion people...
16 May 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...

14 May 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...

16 February 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 January 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...