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WTO 2.0: The Return (to Prominence) Through the JSI
“WTO 2.0: The Return (to Prominence) Through the JSI : The road to renewed policy relevance for the multilateral trading regime passes through a re-orientation of its legislative activity, and the manner in which it will engage with free-trade area”

Brad McDonald, Michele Ruta, and Petros C. Mavroidis discuss the euphoria caused by the “end of history” that led to a “monolithic” WTO, the return of history in subsequent years, and the ensuing strain on the WTO legislative activity. Based on their analysis, they explore options to revive a moribund institution.

More information about this session and the speakers is available at: https://parker-school.law.columbia.edu/events/wto-20-return-prominence-through-jsi-road-renewed-policy-relevance-multilateral-trading

Dec 3, 2021 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Petros C. Mavroidis
Petros C. Mavroidis, is the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, where he teaches international trade.
Brad McDonald
Brad McDonald is Deputy Chief of the IMF External Policy Division, where he leads IMF-wide work on international trade policy; he previously led the U.S. Treasury’s Office of International Trade and Financial Services Negotiations and represented Treasury on the inter-agency Trade Policy Staff Committee.
Michele Ruta
Michele Ruta, WB (World Bank), is a Ph.D economist (Columbia University) who has co-authored the recent WB reports on deep integration, previously with the WTO.