World Trade Organization

Scholarly Publications

International Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China's application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

Internal Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China?s application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

Other Publications

After Accession to the WTO: Corn Trade Within China and Between China and the Rest of the World

July 2003

On the eve of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the aid of border policies, China was the second largest corn exporter in the world.

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy: Impacts and Policy Responses after China's Accession to the WTO

March 2002

China and the World Trade OrganizationOn balance, will the nation's accession to WTO help or hurt rural residents? How will they affect rural incomes? Who in the rural economy will get hurt?

Trade and Investment Liberalization (TIL) and China's Rural Economy - section III

March 2002

The overall goal of this section is to understand how WTO will affect the agriculture sector in China. To accomplish this goal we have two specific objectives.

News

February 2008 Dispatch - How Autonomous Are China's Trade Unions?

February 2008

We are pleased to bring you the fifth dispatch of the academic year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches.

December 2007 Dispatch - International Organizations and East Asia

January 2008

We are pleased to bring you the third article of the academic year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches.

Events

The WTO and Its Impact on China's Economic Reform and Development

April 13, 2000

The Honorable Wang Yunxiang has an extraordinary perspective on Chinese economic issues.

Regionalism, Open Regionalism, APEC, and the WTO: A Perspective from New Zealand

April 18, 2000

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum completed its first ten years in 1999.

Multimedia

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2016

Video and transcript from the event "U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership" on Feb. 16, 2016.