16 results about GLOBALIZATION


Making Trade Work for All

May 25, 2017

Against the background of rising anti-globalisation sentiment, this report argues that, while there are good reasons for some people to be angry, trade is not the root of many problems, nor can it... READ MORE


Trade After the Trans-Pacific Partnership

April 3, 2017

In mid-March, ministers and high-level representatives from nations that have signed on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as well as China, Colombia and South Korea, met for the first time since the T... READ MORE


Trump's Trade Agenda Would Turn Back the Clock to Another Age

December 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump and his economic team are threatening to dynamite the foundations of global trade that have underpinned decades of growth, with potentially dire consequences for the econo... READ MORE


Increasing rewards of China-Australia FTA offer bright spot amid global uncertainty

December 14, 2016

Almost a year on from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), it is clear that the landmark deal is helping to underpin the bilateral relations amid an increasingly uncertain world. READ MORE


Globalisation by stealth: the quiet success of EU-Japan trade talks

November 29, 2016

Much horror and perturbation among the Asia-Pacific countries meeting earlier this month in Lima at Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the proposed regional trade agre... READ MORE


Asia doesn’t think Trump is serious about ripping up trade agreements

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump could not have been clearer in his election campaign: China is cheating the United States out of millions of jobs and will be forced to behave, through dramatically higher tariffs if nece... READ MORE


What Would A Trump Victory Mean For UK Businesses Trading With The US?

November 7, 2016

It’s been a long time since trade was such a hot button topic when talking politics. Tip O’Neill, a former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, often used to say that “all politics is local” an... READ MORE


UK will agree tariff-free trade deal with EU, minister claims

October 23, 2016

The European Union will agree a tariff-free trade deal with the UK – and it will not run into the same difficulties faced by the troubled Canadian pact, a cabinet minister has insisted. READ MORE


Trump, Clinton target trade deals at a time when globalization is stalling

September 27, 2016

The steady march of globalization that powered the world economy for the past 30 years is stalling out at a time when leading political figures in the United States and elsewhere have become increasin... READ MORE


China’s Belt and Road initiative: can Europe expect trade gains?

September 5, 2016

The Belt and Road aims to ease bottlenecks for cross-border trade in Asia, Europe and Africa. This paper measures empirically whether the reduction in transportation costs will have a positive impa... READ MORE


Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership

August 29, 2016

This paper leaves aside the issue of EU reform and focuses on the desirable EU-UK relationship after Brexit. The authors argue that none of the existing models of partnership with the EU would be s... READ MORE


Key ingredients of opposition to free trade? Prejudice and nationalism

August 22, 2016

Economic globalization hasn’t won any popularity contests this summer. After 25 million primary voters supported the protectionist rhetoric of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, both parties’ national c... READ MORE


Want proof that Britain can thrive after Brexit? Look at South Korea

August 22, 2016

In the furore over how Britain should look post-Brexit, it’s surprising that we haven’t heard more about South Korea. Because whether it’s Switzerland, Norway or Canada, the countries most commonly he... READ MORE


US Exit from WTO Would Unravel Global Trade

July 26, 2016

In his latest attack on US trade policy, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has threatened to exit the 163-country World Trade Organization (WTO), which the United States played a le... READ MORE


What Trade Deals Are Good For

May 24, 2016

In recent months, trade agreements have moved from the arcane pages of academic journals to the front pages of newspapers, from university lecture halls to the presidential campaign trail. What are... READ MORE


Make America Trade Again

May 23, 2016

No matter how much some US presidential candidates may deride free trade, it remains the backbone of the American economy. Without it, the country would become significantly poorer and its global infl... READ MORE