9 August 2018
Participation in garment global value chains has positively affected the condition of women with many moving out of the informal sector to industrialised salaried employment...
19 July 2018
Pressure is mounting on a small group of countries in relation to a patent disclosure of origin requirement for genetic resources in the WIPO IGC. Ratifications and accessions...
29 June 2018
A border carbon adjustment could be applied to countries who currently do not have a carbon price on pollution. Revenues from these taxes could be used towards environmental and...
22 June 2018
The fourth industrial revolution is transforming the productive matrix around the world: accelerated automation will affect integration and trade in Latin America. Latin America...
18 June 2018
World Trade Organization rules can be used affirmatively to combat climate change by imposing new and more specific trade disciplines on fossil fuel subsidies. Decisions must be...
11 June 2018
Continued expansion of the multilateral agenda through the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement and beyond, or Facilitation 2.0, represents a coherent basis for...
8 June 2018
The growing share of intangible components in the final value of goods, coupled with the increasing ease of access to digital technologies, platforms, and advanced capital goods,...
7 June 2018
Regional trade agreement dispute settlement is prejudiced by the lack of a support structure for panels. Using an external body – as proposed in the EU-Japan Economic Partnership...
4 June 2018
Building on an overview of the economic and development rationale behind investment facilitation in today’s world economy, this article provides five reasons why facilitation of...
23 May 2018
Disputes between the United States and China regarding transfer of technology and intellectual property are of long-standing nature. The more economically significant elements of...

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