Ben covers the competition for the WTO’s Director General position, news on the Byrd Amendment, the desultory negotiations on improvements to the WTO anti-dumping rules, and about the hollow-sounding resolutions emerging from Davos on the need to put both more effort and more compromise into the Doha negotiations (do the two go together, do you think…?)
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher