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.

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