On the road again

At present, I’m on the road (‘in the air’?) to Nairo­bi for a ‘Busi­ness For Devel­op­ment’ con­fer­ence spon­sored by the UNCTAD-WTO Inter­na­tion­al Trade Cen...

One for the punter

The Finan­cial Times “reports(link to Sub­scrip­tion page on the FT site)”:http://www.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=Story...

Punishing preferences

It pays to look crit­i­cal­ly at analo­gies between the way we man­age con­flicts in munic­i­pal law and the man­age­ment of con­flicts between gov­ern­ments ov...

Bangle-desh

Over the past week I’ve been back in Dakha and Chit­tagong to par­tic­i­pate in work­shops with the Chan­m­bers of Com­merce in both cities. While I was in Chit...

Bush endorses exports

Reports of Pres­i­dent Bush’s speech sound like the sort of thing you wish he’d been not only say­ing but doing con­sis­tent­ly for the past four years … bq. We...