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It's been a long time since the Corn Laws

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

Tim Wilson reviews Trade Policy, New Century: The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising by Razeen Sally (Institute of Economic Affairs,2008, 226 pages) Despite their common goal, there is enormous debate amongst free trade advocates about the best means to...

Labor flirting with neo-protectionism in trade policy

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

It is only early days, but the Rudd government's pro-growth reform credentials are already being put to the test. Since the 1980s, both major parties have favoured free trade. At the last federal election, then Shadow, now Minister for Trade,...

Low emissions technology under threat

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting hosted in Bali last December, NGOs were falling over themselves to have their favourite causes included in the proceedings. NGOs have successfully ticketed climate change as the...

Labor

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Louise Staley

Since becoming the surprise choice as Minister for Agriculture in the new Rudd government, Tony Burke has, by and large, said sensible things on all the big issues confronting agriculture. In so doing he has upset both the diminishing band of...

20 years reveals gigantic strides in international trade

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Chris Berg

The politics of trade policy often obscures what should be an unambiguously positive story about the globalisation of the world economy. Goods which were previously produced on a single site are now produced in a virtual international factory-each...

The 'food miles' fallacy

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

Fair Trade no substitute for intellectual property

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

Macchiato Myths: The dubious benefits of fair trade coffee

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tim Wilson

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