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How to make sense of the Global Economy alongside a failing WTO? Programme :    How to make sense of the Global Economy alongside a failing WTO?
Venue Name: CONFERENCE ROOM I
Start Date: 23 Jan 2018
End Date: 23 Jan 2018
Start Time: 18:30
Category Name : TALKS
 
How to make sense of the Global Economy alongside a failing WTO?
Speaker: Dr. Mohan Kumar, Vice-Dean and Professor of Diplomatic Practice, OP Jindal School of International Affairs; Vice Chairman, RIS
 
Chair: Shri Shyam Saran
 
The WTO is clearly in the ICU! For years, the mantra in the West was that if a country followed principles of free trade espoused by the GATT/WTO then it was bound to become prosperous. More importantly, free trade was supposed to be a win-win and it was simply a matter of time before the benefits trickled down to all within the country. This thesis has been severely tested for the last decade or so. Curiously, it is precisely over the last decade or so that countries like China (and to a lesser extent India) have exploited both the WTO and Globalization to lift millions out of poverty. Interestingly, both the Global Economy and the WTO are at a crossroads
 
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