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[KIEP Newsletter Vol.9 No.11] Linkages of Trade, Environment and Labour in FTAs / Future of WTO Reform / Democratic Backsliding amid COVID-19

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VOL.9 · NO.11 · 2021.05.28

KIEP PUBLICATIONS

 
 

Linkages of Trade, Environment and Labour in FTAs: Trends and Prospects

 

Cheon-Kee Lee, Jukwan Lee, Hyeri Park, and Yoo-Duk Kang / World Economy Brief 21-16

Trade-related issues such as market access and tariff elimination or reduction have been the main concerns of free trade agreements or FTAs since the early 2000s. With more attention recently given to the concept of sustainable development, however, a growing number of countries start to share a common understanding that global and concerted efforts for environmental and labour protection are crucial for sustainable growth....

   
 
 
 

Future of WTO Reform: Paths Forward for the Appellate Body

 

Jennifer Dikler / World Economy Brief 21-10

This article investigates the current crisis surrounding the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization, as well as solutions that have been proposed in order to remedy it. Citing frustrations with the Appellate Body, since 2017, the United States has blocked any new appointments to the Appellate Body...

   
 

KIEP OPINIONS

 
 
 

Democratic Backsliding amid COVID-19:
The Latin American Case / Seungho Lee

 

The process of democratic consolidation preceded by the post-1978 wave of democratization in Latin America has been far from successful. Since the turn of the century, democratic institutions across the region have deteriorated, and in some cases, broken down. The pandemic arrived in difficult times, providing authoritarian-leaning governments with excuses to consolidate executive power and erode checks and balances...

     
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 

Call for Papers for East Asian Economic Review

   
 

RECENT EVENTS

 
 
 

French Ambassador to Korea Pays Visit to KIEP

 

Philippe Lefort, Ambassador of France to the Republic of Korea, visited the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) to meet with KIEP President Heungchong Kim, Dr. Dong Hee Joe, Head of the Europe Team, and discussed a variety of global issues, including forecasts on the world economy, French economy and energy security....

 
 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 
 
 

Visiting Scholars Program for 2022

 
 

KIEP invites prominent researchers and academics to join its Visiting Scholars Program. Launched in 2009, the program aims to promote cross-border exchanges of knowledge, information, insights, and expertise among scholars from different backgrounds. If you are interested in applying to the program for 2022, please send us your application by May 31, 2021. Kindly find further information on eligible fields, qualifications, responsibilities and benefits, etc. on our website.

   
 
 
         
 
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