Robert Wolfe E15 Initiative

Robert Wolfe

Professor Emeritus, Queen’s University (Canada)

Robert Wolfe is Professor Emeritus in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University, Canada and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Research on Pubic Policy. He was a foreign service officer for many years, serving abroad in Bangladesh and Paris-OECD, and in Ottawa in international economic relations.  After completing a doctorate in Political Studies he joined Queen’s in 1995. He is a co-editor of the new IRPP volume, Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities. His E15 work with Greg Shaffer was published as “Can Informal Law Discipline Subsidies?” in the Journal of International Economic Law. More recently he published “Sunshine over Shanghai: Can the WTO Illuminate the Murky World of Chinese SOEs?” in World Trade Review and “How Canada can keep the lights on at the WTO” in Policy Options. His current project considers how WTO members can encourage institutional learning.

Bridges news

9 November 2015
Can existing institutions be used to ensure proper follow-up and review of the trade commitments made in the UN’s new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? Trade is reflected throughout the new global sustainable development agenda , both in “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for...