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Free Trade: Why the Recent Critiques are Mistaken

LSE public lecture


Jagdish Bhagwati, is University Professor at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been Economic Policy Adviser to Arthur Dunkel, Director General of GATT (1991-93), Special Adviser to the UN on Globalization, and External Adviser to the WTO. He has served on the Expert Group appointed by the Director General of the WTO on the Future of the WTO and the Advisory Committee to Secretary General Kofi Annan on the NEPAD process in Africa, and was also a member of the Eminent Persons Group under the chairmanship of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso on the future of UNCTAD. Five volumes of his scientific writings and two of his public policy essays have been published by MIT press. The recipient of six festschrifts in his honor, he has also received several prizes and honorary degrees, including awards from the governments of India (Padma Vibhushan) and Japan (Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star). Professor Bhagwati's previous books include In Defense of Globalization (Oxford University Press, 2004) and most recently Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade (Oxford University Press, 2008).


Speaker(s):

Professor Jagdish N. Bhagwati | talks
Dr Razeen Sally | talks

 

Date and Time:

12 November 2008 at 4:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Old Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton St
London
WC2A 2AE


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London School of Economics & Political Science
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