Business and Trade

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Podcast: “Multinational Enforcement of Labor Laws”

In this VoxDev talks, Laura Boudreau from Columbia Business School talks about a recent experiment she ran in Bangladesh with multinational buyers in the garment sector and how their involvement changed compliance with safety regulations on the part of Bangladeshi suppliers.

Podcast: “Global Value Chains and the WTO”

In this episode of “Dollar and Sense,” David Dollar of Brookings hosts Robert Koopman of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a discussion on global value chains.

Audio: “All about the Trans-Pacific Partnership”

In this episode of “Dollar and Sense,” David Dollar hosts Mieya Solis of Brookings for a discussion about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), from its inception to its possible future.

Brookings Podcast: “Is China Undermining the Global Economic Order or Helping Build It?”

In this episode of Dollar and Sense, Brookings fellow David Dollar interviews Wang Huiyao about China’s evolving role in the global order. Wang proposes a more positive story than what western media often portrays.

Brookings Podcast: “How Do We Police Currency Wars and Manipulation?”

In this episode of Dollar and Sense, Brookings fellow David Dollar interviews Mark Sobel about US-China trade and the practical issues with monitoring and punishing countries that unfairly manipulate their currencies.

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