Bean-counting and bad faith

The trea­cle-like pace of the WTO nego­ti­a­tions prompts many aca­d­e­m­ic com­men­ta­tors to rush the OpEd pages with claims of sys­temic faults or ath­er­o­s...

Borders matter

One of the cen­tral con­tentions of my book Glob­al Trade Advo­cate is that bor­ders have grown in impor­tance as a con­se­quence of the eco­nom­ic process­es a...

EC-China textile ‘circus’

Two high­ly expe­ri­enced ana­lysts nail the prob­lem with the pos­si­ble EC-Chi­na agree­ment on the ‘tem­po­rary’ quo­tas imposed by the Euro­pean Com­mu­ni­t...