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Addressing the Legitimacy of the World Trade Organization

In a recent event, expert Joshua Meltzer stated that in order to make progress in international economic governance, policymakers must address the legitimacy of the World Trade Organization (WTO). A changing international economic environment has created a series of new challenges for the organization, putting focus on the WTO's capacity for global economic governance.

  • Dr. Joshua Meltzer is a senior fellow in Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution and an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. Dr. Meltzer is also a reviewer for the Journal of Politics and Law. His work focuses on international trade law and policy issues relating to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Free Trade Agreements.