Policy Space for Development at the World Trade Organization

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GEGI research and policy dialogue focuses on analyzing the extent to which existing and proposed WTO rules provide adequate flexibility for emerging market and developing nations to pursue their development strategies.  Examples include financial regulation, innovation and industrialization, and environmental protection.


The Clash of Globalizations: Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development Policy
By Kevin Gallagher
July 2013

Challenging Opportunities for the Multilateral Trade Regime
The Future and the WTO: Confronting the Challenges A Collection of Short Essays
By Kevin P. Gallagher
July 2012

The Future of the WTO
Issues in Brief, No. 1

By Kevin Gallagher
April 2008

Putting Development First: The Importance of Policy Space in the WTO and IFIs
By Kevin Gallagher
September 2005


In the News


WTO on the Brink, Needs a Rethink
Al Jazeera
Kevin P. Gallagher
December 3, 2013

U.S. Unprepared to Limit Swings in Food Prices
The Japan Times
Kevin P. Gallagher
December 2, 2013


Deal to Boost Global Trade Reached at WTO Summit
The Telegraph
Kevin Gallagher quoted
December 7, 2013

WTO Faces Fight for Survival at Make-or-Break Summit
The Daily News – Egypt
Kevin P. Gallagher quoted
December 1, 2013

Next W.T.O. Head Wants a New Look at Body’s Role
The New York Times
Kevin P. Gallagher quoted
May 9, 2013

Brazilian WTO Chief Has Leverage on BRICS in Global Trade Talks
Bloomberg News
Kevin P. Gallagher quoted
May 8, 2013