Robert Koopman on global value chains and the WTO

Manufacturers work at an assembly line of Vingroup's Vsmart phone in Hai Phong.

Robert Koopman, the chief economist at the World Trade Organization (WTO), joins Senior Fellow David Dollar to discuss the role global value chains play in world trade and the effects they have on developing economies, advanced economies, and the WTO.

Their conversation draws from a new report published by the WTO and its partners which summarizes research on global value chains and the implications of emerging technologies.

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