Blogs by WTI researchers


Blogs and opinion pieces

Recent blogs and opinion pieces by WTI researchers:

GCM Indicators: Objective 2: Minimize the adverse drivers and structural factors that compel people to leave their country of origin
Blog post by Prof. Elisa Fornalé and Aylin Yildiz, RLI Blog on Refugee Law and Forced Migration. 8 August 2019.

Seven months until Appellate Body apocalypse: time to prepare for the worst case
A Maastricht University blog post by Jens Hillebrand Pohl. 7 May 2019

Might WTO Law Prevent Climate Change Mitigation Affecting Agricultural Trade?
A Guest Post by Dr. Christian Häberli in International Economic Law and Policy Blog. 23 April 2019.

UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) – an Effective Instance of Multi-Level Governance or Catalyst for Externalization? (Part 2)
Blog post by Marion Panizzon and Daniela Vitiello. 17 April 2019.

The WTO Panel Ruling on the National Security Exception: Has the Panel ‘Cut’ the Baby in Half?
Blog post by Iryna Bogdanova in EJIL: Talk! 12 April 2019.

UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) – Towards a Legal Regime Governing International Migration? (Part 1)
Blog post by Marion Panizzon and Daniela Vitiello. 11 April 2019.

WTO Dispute on the US Human Rights Sanctions is Looming on the Horizon
Blog post by Iryna Bogdanova in EJIL: Talk! 31 January 2019.

Schweizer Politiker verkennen den Ernst der Lage
Opinion piece by Thomas Cottier on the EU-US trade dispute published in the Handelszeitung. 12 July 2018.

From Facilitation 2.0 to trade policy 3.0: Opportunities to expand and extend the rules of global trade
Opinion piece by Craig Atkinson in ICTSD blog. 11 June 2018.

Mejoras salariales y acuerdos comerciales: México ante la renegociación del TLCAN
Blog in Spanish by Juan Flores Zendejas, University of Geneva, and Damian Raess. 8 May 2018.

Disruptive trade technologies will usher in the ‘internet of rules’
Blog article by Craig Atkinson published in LSE Business Review. 26 April 2018.

Labour clauses in trade agreements promote Southern exports to the North
Column in VOX EU by Céline Carrère, Marcelo Olarreaga and Damian Raess. 15 December 2017.

New raw materials dispute revives trade tensions between China and the US/EU
A guest blog by Ilaria Espa on the International Economic Law and Policy Blog. 2 September 2016.

TPP may benefit both global businesses and the developing countries where they operate
Affiliate sales back to the home market tend to respond to US tariff cuts, writes Leonardo Baccini. Blog referring to the DESTA database. 23 September 2015.

Renewable Electricity Tax Exemption Scheme and Legally Available Instruments of Addressing Domestic Competitiveness Concerns: An Assessment of Policy Space under WTO law and Swiss-EU FTA
Legal Opinion by T. Cottier, I. Espa and K. Holzer for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). 8 March 2015.

Ich. Heute. 10 vor 8. Kopier oder stirb!
Südkorea hat es in kürzester Zeit von einem Entwicklungsland zur Industrienation geschafft. Wie? Durch intelligentes Kopieren. Von Dannie Jost. 14 July 2014.

Ich. Heute. 10 vor 8. Ach, analog, digital — Quanten! Blitzkurs für alle Feinde des Digitalen und Technologieverächter
Von Dannie Jost. 15 January 2014.