Trade and Investment Law Reading Group

I am currently co-organising a reading group at King’s College London that bridges international political economy and international trade and investment law.

Presenting at the ISA 2019

I’m presenting at the upcoming ISA Annual Convention 2019 in Toronto, 27–30 March 2019.

No signs of sweeping WTO reform

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is in urgent need of reform. But recent proposals for institutional changes are limited in scope and primarily serve the interests of advanced economies. Developing countries should seize this opportunity to promote their own ideas on the future of the trade system.

Chapter in new Research Handbook

Our chapter on the legitimacy impasses of transnational trade governance was finally published in the Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law.

Grundlegende WTO Reform nicht in Sicht

Die Welthandelsorganisation (WTO) muss dringend reformiert werden. Die vorliegenden Reformvorschläge dienen jedoch vor allem den Interessen der Industrieländer. Die Entwicklungsländer sollten gemeinsam eigene Vorschläge in die Debatte einbringen.

New co-authored strategy paper on trade policy

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation just published a strategy paper on the future of European and German trade policy to which I contributed as a member of its Working Group on Trade Policy. The paper is based on detailed discussions between members of the German and European parliament and trade experts. It is titled “Fair Play…