Tasked with managing and liberalizing global trade, the World Trade Organization (WTO) plays a critical role in the increasingly interconnected global economy. Through active negotiation among the world’s trading nations, rule enforcement and dispute settlement, the WTO often serves as a forum for some of the most challenging and influential trade policy debates, which have far-reaching implications for global growth and development.
Reuters/Morris Mac Matzen - The world's biggest container vessel "CSCL Globe" is seen in the harbor of Hamburg January 13, 2015.
Global factory: Policy implications from the emergence of global value chains
April 16, 2015
On April 16, the Brookings Global-CERES Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative (ESPLA) and the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a discussion on these important issues and recommended policies for addressing the particular challenges and unique opportunities created by global value chains.
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March 2012, Joshua Meltzer
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December 7, 2011, Joshua Meltzer and Katherine Sierra
April 19, 2011, Joshua Meltzer
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January/February 2010, Paul Blustein
December 2009, Chad P. Bown and Rachel McCulloch
Developing Countries and WTO Dispute Settlement
2009, Chad P. Bown
July 23, 2009, Chad P. Bown
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