International Trade: The Evolution of Regulation, Competition, and Innovation

Over the past decade both the level and structure of international trade have dramatically evolved. Parallel to this, the ideal structure of trade agreements also will need to evolve. For example, trade in services, a comparative advantage for the United States, is often stifled by local regulatory barriers.

Our work bringsincreased focus on key elements of international trade that may otherwise not receive full attention. Our Georgetown on the Hill series has featured numerous specific trade discussions.

Principal Investigators and Conveners: Ferdinando Monte


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Antonio Fatás comments on CNBC BREXIT feature

March 1st, 2019

“There’s ‘no good solution’ to Brexit, professor says” CNBC (March 11, 2019)The “best compromise” for the U.K. and E.U. would be to revoke Article 50, but that is not likely to happen,…

CBPP mourns the passing of J. Robert Vastine

March 30th, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news of J. Robert Vastine’s passing on Friday, March 30, 2018. Bob joined the Center as a Senior Industry Fellow in September 2012, after…

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