This year’s World Trade Forum brings together researchers and practitioners to reflect on recent developments in trade policy and on opportunities to bolster trade cooperation looking forward.
This webinar, organised in partnership with Bertelsmann Stiftung on 8 July, presented findings and recommendations for WTO reform, based on a Bertelsmann Stiftung-support research project. Speakers focused on working practices; dispute settlement; managing subsidy-related spillovers and governance of plurilateral initiatives.
Many governments are using trade policy measures to increase the availability of personal protective equipment, medical supplies, and food products during the COIVD-19 pandemic. Tracking them is important for assessing their incidence, effectiveness, and potential international spillover effects—particularly on countries that depend on imports of these critical products.
To mark World Refugee Day on June 20, 2020, a new application called WORKEEN launches to help migrants, asylum seekers and refugees gain access to the job market. WORKEEN is a serious game application, created by a team of political scientists, sociologists, economists and software engineers.
The Covid 19 pandemic is affecting the global economy and some predict it to be worse than the great depression. On 18 June the RESPECT project, led by Prof. Bernard Hoekman, hosted an online panel which discussed whether this crisis…
On 5 June 2020, Prof. Bernard Hoekman, director of the Global Economics research area, chaired a webinar on ‘Pandemic-Era Trade Policies in Food and Medical Products and International Cooperation’.
On 18 May the RESPECT project, led by Prof. Bernard Hoekman, hosted an online panel which discussed patterns and prospects of trade policy strategies since the COVID19 crisis outbreak. Panellists focused on trade policy responses in Europe, their coherence across EU Member States and EU institutions, their implications for business and developing countries.
To curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, governments worldwide have undertaken measures that radically disrupted human mobility, such as the sealing of national borders, mass evacuations and quarantines. Who is affected and in what ways?
Ten years ago the Global Governance Programme was launched in response to a growing need for global governance in an ever more interconnected and multipolar world. Watch this short video to see how the programme’s research activities on EU-Asia trade and international economic relations have developed since then.
The Global Economics team at the Global Governance Programme (GGP) has initiated a new video series on ‘Rules of Origin’ and international trade. Hosted by the Schuman Centre of the European University Institute (EUI), it comprises of interviews with Mr. Stefano Inama,
UNCTAD. The first episode of ‘Rules of Origin’ provides…