Monday, October 7, 2019

Elsig, Hahn, & Spilker: The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance

Manfred Elsig (Universität Bern), Michael Hahn (Universität Bern), & Gabriele Spilker (Universität Salzburg) have published The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance: World Trade Forum (Cambridge Univ. Press 2019). The table of contents is here. Here's the abstract:
Today's trade regime and its rules are under pressure. Increasing societal discontent with globalization and the rise of protectionist measures threaten the trade regime's legitimacy and effectiveness. The authors explore systemic challenges to the trade regime, inter alia, related to development, migration, inequality, the digital economy and climate change. The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance allows the readers, in times of change, to put current developments into context and offers an understanding of the different dynamics defining today's regulation of the global economy. Chapters authored by leading researchers from different disciplines - law, political science and economics - address the challenges of the global economic system and share novel outlooks, both theory- and data-based, for the future.