Reforming the WTO, part 3: How can its rules be made more flexible?

The UK may end up with a no-deal, ‘WTO Brexit’. WTO members want more flexibility in rule-making. But this has hitherto been impossible to achieve across the board, so members have pursued smaller-scale agreements that ultimately undermine the WTO’s cohesion. Jacqueline Maldonado Ortega and Ira Poensgen (LSE) propose a different approach.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/05/04/reforming-the-wto-part-3-how-can-its-rules-be-made-more-flexible/