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Does Anyone Understand the Democrats’ Mind-Bendingly Complicated Carbon Tariff Bill?

Kate Aronoff | New Republic | 07/21/2021

In the past week, the United States and Europe have tossed a once-obscure climate policy into the spotlight: carbon tariffs, or “border adjustment mechanisms,” as they’re called. Last week, politicians…

How LDCs can reset policy to attract more FDI

Helen Castell | Enhanced Integrated Framework | 07/20/2021

As foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countrie...

A World Divided: Global Vaccine Trade and Production

Lionel Guetta-Jeanrenaud, Niclas Poiters, Reinhilde Veugelers | Bruegel | 07/20/2021

Perhaps surprisingly, l...

Free Trade Is Dead. Risky ‘Managed Trade’ Is Here.

Edward Alden | Foreign Policy | 07/20/2021

For three quarters of a century, the growth of world trade—which...

Biden’s trade agenda is off to a rocky start

Bryan Riley | The Hill | 07/20/2021

So far, 2021 is shaping up to be an awful year for international trade. The...

Crony globalization: How political cronies captured trade liberalization in Morocco

Adeel Malik, Christian Ruckteschler, and Ferdinand Eibl | Brookings Institution | 07/16/2021


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