meta-creation_date: 29 April, 2004
We’re at least 5 — 6 months away from a WTO decision on the US “cotton support program”:http://search.ft.com/search/article.html?id=040428001010&query=cotton&vsc_appId=totalSearch&state=Form. But the CSM hits the nail on the head. bq. When the US government gives away some $4 billion to American cotton farmers in return for a crop that’s valued at only $3 billion, something’s amiss.(“Christian Science Monitor”:http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0429/p08s01-comv.html)
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