Trade and Labour: Friends, Foes, or Frenemies?

By Maria Mexi & Andrew Silva – Exceptional events, like the Covid-19 pandemic, and broader trends, like the acceleration of new technologies and growth of trade in services, are raising further questions about the relationship between trade and labour. This piece revisits our understanding of and the possible institutional mechanisms to forge positive linkages between trade and labour.

How to Uphold Multilateralism and Defy Protectionism: Listen More to Developing Economies

By Anita Prakash – Global governance bodies must be inclusive and bring in the voices from developing economies, which are practitioners of open and rule based trade relations.