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Seeds of Climate Resilience in Mozambique, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 17, 2017

Securing Land Rights in Zambia, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 3, 2017

What Value are Value Chains for Small-Scale Farmers?, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, February 16, 2017

A Progressive Agenda for Renegotiating NAFTA, Timothy A. Wise, BillMoyers.com, November 22, 2016

Land Grab Update: Mozambique, Africa Still in the Crosshairs, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, October 31, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Some Critical Concerns, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, October 13, 2016

CETA Without Blinders: How Cutting ‘Trade Costs and More’ Will Cause Unemployment, Inequality and Welfare Losses, Pierre Kohler and Servaas Storm, GDAE Working Paper 16-03, September 2016
Related papers on TPP and TTIP

Comment on the Congressional Research Service Report “Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Analysis of Economic Studies, Jeronim Capaldo and Alex Izurieta, Globalization Commentary, September 2016

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Reforming Trade Policy

A Progressive Agenda for Renegotiating NAFTA, Timothy A. Wise, BillMoyers.com, November 22, 2016

Pierre KohlerThe Citizens' CETA Summit
On October 20, 2016, Pierre Kohler spoke
about economic assessments of CETA, including GDAE's "CETA Without Blinders", at a transatlantic gathering of local & public representatives in the European Parliament, Brussels. (Kohler's presentation starts at 14:37:30. Note: video is available 11 languages.) Download a PDF of presentation in English or French

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Some Critical Concerns, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, October 13, 2016

Wise interviewed on The Real News NetworkTrump's Hypocrisy on NAFTA
On October 2, 2016, the Real News Network interviewed Timothy A. Wise on "Trump's Hypocrisy on NAFTA." Wise argues that Trump's call for import taxes could lead to trade wars and that his commitment to high profits is at odds with his plans to keep jobs in the US.

CETA Without Blinders: How Cutting ‘Trade Costs and More’ Will Cause Unemployment, Inequality and Welfare Losses, Pierre Kohler and Servaas Storm, GDAE Working Paper 16-03, September 2016

Jeronim CapaldoCETA, TTIP: two sides of the same coin?
On September 6, 2016, Jeronim Capaldo spoke
about TTIP and CETA at the first event of the new Progressive Caucus of the European Parliament.

Jeronim CapaldoThe Impact of TTIP
Jeronim Capaldo spoke
about TTIP in this interview with Greenpeace Hungary, published June 27, 2016. Learn more about GDAE's research on TTIP.

Trading Down: Unemployment, Inequality and Other Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Jeronim Capaldo, Alex Izurieta, and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, GDAE Working Paper 16-01, January 2016
Related commentaries on TPP

Trade Agreements and the Land: Investment Agreements and Their Potential Impacts on Land Governance, Rachel Thrasher, Dario Bevilacqua, and Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Background Paper, October 14, 2015.

The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability, Jeronim Capaldo, GDAE Working Paper 14-03, October 2014

GDAE to collaborate with UNCTAD on International Trade Agreements: learn more about this project
Read more about GDAE's work in Reforming US Trade Policies


Agricultural Policies and the Global Food Crisis

2017 Food Tank Summit  Backstage Interview at 2017 Food Tank Summit in Boston
On April 1, 2017, Timothy A. Wise served as a featured speaker on a panel, "The True Cost of Food", at the 2017 Food Tank Summit in Boston. Wise followed up on his speaking role with an interview led by Food Tank. Read recent articles Wise has written for Food Tank here.

Seeds of Climate Resilience in Mozambique, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 17, 2017

Securing Land Rights in Zambia, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 3, 2017

What Value are Value Chains for Small-Scale Farmers?, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, February 16, 2017

Feeding Illusions Presentation Feeding Illusions: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Future of Food
On December 5, 2016, Timothy A. Wise spoke at The Fletcher School to present his research on small-scale food production in developing countries. Read more about this research here.

Land Grab Update: Mozambique, Africa Still in the Crosshairs, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, October 31, 2016

Seed Sovereignty and Climate Adaptation in Malawi, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, July 19, 2016

Looking for Food in All the Wrong Places, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, June 24, 2016

GMO Debate ImageGMOs: Global Risk or Global Solution
Timothy A. Wise was in Los Angeles April 19, 2016, to participate in the Oppenheim Lecture Series: "GMOs: Global Risk or Global Solution?".
 The talk was covered by IoES News and City Watch on April 21, 2016.

Commentary on 'Farming for a Small Planet: Agroecology Now', Timothy A. Wise, Great Transition Initiative, April 2016

WTO takes a wrong turn for development, Timothy A. Wise and Biraj Patnaik, Down To Earth, February 23, 2016

Two Roads Diverged in the Food Crisis: Global policy takes the one more travelled, Timothy A. Wise, Canadian Food Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2015)

Mandating Food Insecurity: The Global Impacts of Rising Biofuel Mandates and Targets, Timothy A. Wise and Emily Cole, GDAE Working Paper No. 15-01, February 24, 2015

Feeding World in 2050Rising to the Challenge: Changing Course to Feed the World in 2050, Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell, ActionAid Report, September 2013.
This report is based on the GDAE working paper "Can We Feed the World in 2050? A Scoping Paper to Assess the Evidence," which reviews the economic forecasting that fuels the alarmist notion that global hunger is the result of flagging food production amid looming resource constraints, and presents alternative modeling that can add useful insights.
See the related GDAE Globalization Commentaries "Changing Course to Feed the World in 2050" by Timothy A. Wise and Marie Brill and"To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course" by Timothy A. Wise and Kristin Sundell.


Read more on GDAE's work on Food and Agriculture and Wise's Open Society Fellowship


China & Latin America

China in Latin America WG report coverChina in Latin America: Lessons for South-South Cooperation and Sustainable Development, Rebecca Ray, Kevin P. Gallagher, Andres Lopez, and Cynthia Sanborn, Working Group on China in Latin America: Environmental and Developmental Dimensions, April 2015
For more on the project, and to read the eight country studies in English, Spanish, and Chinese, click here.

China-Latin America Economic Bulletin: 2013 Edition, Rebecca Ray and Kevin P. Gallagher, Working Group on Development and Environment in the Americas, January 2014 (Also available in Spanish)

China-Latin America Financial DatabaseThe China-Latin America Finance Database stems from an ongoing collaborative project between GDAE, Boston University's Global Economic Governance Initiative, and the Inter-American Dialogue. The interactive database, which will be updated annually, is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.

New Banks In Town by Gallagher Irwin and KoleskiThe New Banks in Town: Chinese Finance in Latin America, by Kevin P. Gallagher, Amos Irwin, and Katherine Koleski, Inter-American Dialogue Report, February 2012
A January 2013 update is available in Spanish.
A May 2013 update is available in Portuguese.


Learn more about GDAE's work on China and Latin America


Development & Foreign Investment

In Their Own HandsIn Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups Are Revolutionizing Development
Jeffrey Ashe with Kyla Jagger Neilan, Berrett-Koehler, September 2014

Ashe and Neilan's new book shows that savings groups could revolutionize development, while effectively reducing chronic hunger, building assets, and increasing solidarity.

Sustaining Development: Extractive Industries and Local Communities, Lyuba Zarsky, World Politics Review, August 6, 2013

IMF's New View on Capital Controls, Kevin P Gallagher and Jose Antonio Ocampo, Economic & Political Weekly Vol - XLVIII No. 12, March 23, 2013

Regulating Global Capital Flows Capital Account Regulations and the Trading System: A Compatibility Review,
The Task Force on Regulating Global Capital Flows for Long-Run Development,
March 2013. (Available in Spanish and Portuguese)
This report highlights a number of potential incompatibilities found between the trade and investment treaties and the ability to deploy CARs. It builds on the findings of the first Task Force and presents the findings of a second workshop led by GDAE Senior Researcher Kevin P. Gallagher

 


Read more about GDAE’s work on Microfinance, Capital Flows and Foreign Investment


Read about GDAE’s work on Intellectual Property


Visit the Publications Library for a complete list of research areas and publications.

The Triple Crisis Blog

The Triple Crisis Blog provides expert opinion and analysis on the global crises in finance, development and environment. GDAE and partners launched the blog in February of 2010. Globalization Researchers Timothy A. Wise and Lyuba Zarsky are contributors to the Triple Crisis Blog. Read the most recent posts:

Triple Crisis Blog Are the Peterson Institute Studies Reliable Guides to Likely TPP Effects?, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Triple Crisis Blog, February 8, 2016

US cynical positions designed to create deadlock, Timothy A. Wise, Triple Crisis Blog, December 18, 2015


Columns & Commentaries

Seeds of Climate Resilience in Mozambique, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 17, 2017

Securing Land Rights in Zambia, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, April 3, 2017

What Value are Value Chains for Small-Scale Farmers?, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, February 16, 2017

Land Grab Update: Mozambique, Africa Still in the Crosshairs, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, October 31, 2016

Seed Sovereignty and Climate Adaptation in Malawi, Timothy A. Wise, Food Tank, July 19, 2016

Are the Peterson Institute Studies Reliable Guides to Likely TPP Effects?, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Triple Crisis Blog, February 8, 2016

Modeling TPP: A response to Robert Z. Lawrence, Jeronim Capaldo and Alex Izurieta, GDAE Globalization Commentary, February 3, 2016

TTIP vs. Climate Policy: What is at Risk? Frank Ackerman, GDAE Globalization Commentary, December 1, 2015 (Also available in German)

Read more columns and commentaries from GDAE researchers.

See Timothy A. Wise's work on A Rights-Based Approach to the Global Food Crisis.

 

The Global Development and Environment Institute’s Globalization and Sustainable Development Program examines the economic, social and environmental impacts of economic integration in developing countries, with a particular emphasis on the WTO and NAFTA's lessons for trade and development policy. The goal of the program is to identify policies and international agreements that foster sustainable development.

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