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Migration and Globalisation: Dynamics and Contradictions

February 21, 2018

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Anna Triandafyllidou on the multifaceted linkages between two of the most important socioeconomic phenomena of our time.

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The Taxation of Imports: An Outdated Threat to Assert Itself on the International Scene?

March 30, 2017

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Alice Pirlot argues that – rather than being outmoded – border taxes are a useful political instrument in the attainment of economic, social and environmental goals.

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Services: Exploring the (Still) Understudied Dimension of International Trade

October 12, 2016

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arrowsPierre Sauvé and Martin Roy introduce their new book aimed at better understanding trade in services.
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Understanding Contemporary China

September 14, 2016

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istock_67881297_large-shanghai-asia-chinaOver the last decade or so China’s remarkable pace of growth and its rise as a major international superpower has been noted by many commentators. In this blog piece, Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk and Peter W. Preston unpack the logic of contemporary politics in China. […]

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Are regional approaches to refugee protection really the best way forward?

June 10, 2016

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Mathew-Harley-Refugees8Regional approaches are often presented as a promising approach to the protection of refugees and the search for durable solutions. The international organisation mandated to support refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has often advocated for and been closely involved in regional arrangements for protection of refugees. Penelope Mathew and Tristan Harley take a closer look at the issue.

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