Post Tagged with: "WTO"

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

The strategies BRICS countries use to cement their rising economic position depend on their particular circumstances and national economic and political characteristics

Global Trade Politics and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Global Trade Politics and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Trade politics is no longer just about international trade; it is increasingly about how we regulate our economies domestically.

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The story of the Russian Federation joining the WTO works two ways; in terms of exports and imports. The shift from economic nationalism to market liberalism comes with controversies and complexities.

Russia’s Accession to the WTO: Exchanging Economic Freedom for Voice

Russia’s Accession to the WTO: Exchanging Economic Freedom for Voice

Russia’s decision to join the WTO is motivated by political interest as much as by economic calculation. The WTO’s record with inducing rule compliance, even by powerful members, presents optimism that Russia will play by the rules.

World Trade Politics: Power, principles, and leadership

World Trade Politics: Power, principles, and leadership

In World Trade Politics, Deese concludes that leadership demonstrated by individuals/officials (not states) in the form of providing direction, initiating issues, building consensus or awareness around them during multilateral trade negotiations is central to reaching agreements between members and advancing the GATT/WTO trade regime

What’s at Stake in the Doha Development Round?

What’s at Stake in the Doha Development Round?

It is almost ten years to the day since the collapse of the Seattle ministerial, but a new trade deal seems no more likely now that at any other point in the negotiations. This does not necessarily mean that a deal cannot be reached. In fact with sufficient compromise on the part of both developed and developing countries it is even possible, albeit perhaps unlikely, that a deal could be struck in 2010.

The Global Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in the New Millennium

The Global Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in the New Millennium

For nearly two decades I have been researching and writing about the global political economy of intellectual property rights (IPRs). In that time, intellectual property has moved from the margins of contemporary global politics to become an issue that most, if not all commentators and analysts recognise as being an important subject of political contest and disagreement.

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