Clive George
Expert Knowledge in Global Trade - Big (Bad?) Numbers: Computable General Equilibrium Modeling and Trade Policy 8th February 2016

Clive George explores the use, misuse and abuse of numbers through computable general equilibrium (CGE) models in...

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Expert Knowledge in Global Trade - Giving voice to the voiceless?
Erin Hannah
Expert Knowledge in Global Trade - Giving Voice to the Voiceless? 4th February 2016

This post is part of a series that accompanies the edited volume Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Abingdon and New...

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Expert Knowledge in Global Trade - The Ghost of Smoot-Hawley and the Global Trad
Gabriel Siles-Brügge
Expert Knowledge in Global Trade - The Ghost of Smoot-Hawley and the Global Trading System 1st February 2016

This post is part of a series that accompanies the edited volume Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Abingdon...

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Expert Knowledge in Global Trade
Erin Hannah, James Scott and Silke Trommer
Expert Knowledge in Global Trade 28th January 2016

The first in a new series, this post accompanies the edited volume Expert Knowledge in Global Trade (Abingdon and New...

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Re-Politicising EU Enlargement
Cornelius Adebahr
Re-Politicising EU Enlargement 11th December 2015

Cornelius Adebahr argues that the EU cannot reduce enlargement to a technical exercise and must get political if it is...

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Paris, Supply and Demand: Deep-digging Next Steps Toward Sustainable Solutions
Carter Page
Paris, Supply and Demand: Deep-digging Next Steps Toward Sustainable Solutions 2nd December 2015

Carter Page considers key drivers that will determine the long-term implications and success of the current climate...

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Conclusion: Climate Governance as Human Rights Protection
Marcello Di Paola and Daanika Kamal
Conclusion: Climate Governance as Human Rights Protection 28th November 2015

This long read by Marcello Di Paola and Daanika Kamal is the conlusion to thier edited e-book, ‘Climate Change...

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Chuck Woolery
Will We Learn this Time? 10th February 2016

Chuck Woolery argues that the recent events occurred in Syria urge the international community to tackle hunger and...

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Wasim Ahmed
Amplified Messages: How Hashtag Activism and Twitter Diplomacy Converged at #ThisIsACoup – and Won 10th February 2016

Online activism is a frequently debated topic amongst journalists and researchers alike, but what effect can a popular...

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Mitu Sengupta
The Sustainable Development Goals: An Assessment of Ambition 9th February 2016

Mitu Sengupta assesses the process through which the SDGs were established and addresses five key questions relating to...

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Jac Heckelman
The Problems of Majority Rule 9th February 2016

Majority rule is often considered to be a pillar of democratic decision-making. Yet there are several problems with...

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Despite Paris, we Need to Take Geoengineering Seriously
Masahiko Haraguchi
Despite Paris, We Need to Take Geoengineering Seriously 8th February 2016

This opinion piece is part of the “The Global Governance Futures” programme, which brings together young...

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Vishal Sikka
What kind of Education do we Need in the Future? 5th February 2016

Vishal Sikka argues that the outdated education system needs reform. She provides a number of examples of ways in which...

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Helen Louise Turton
Is the 'Impact Agenda' stifling Methodological Innovation? 5th February 2016

Changes to the ways universities are financed and evaluated are impacting academic research practices and inhibiting...

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Sylvia Szabo, Sabu Padmadas, and Jane Falkingham
Urbanisation and Access to Improved Water Sources: Evidence from Least Developed Countries 13th January 2016

The pace of urbanisation in the 21st century has been phenomenal especially in lower middle and low income countries....

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Morena Skalamera
Energy Security in the Wake of the Ukraine Crisis: Getting the Real Threats Right 23rd July 2015

Ever since the 1973 oil embargo, and especially since the Russian-Ukrainian gas crisis of 2006, Western policy makers...

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The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World
Ramesh Thakur
The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World 11th November 2014

In the Melian Dialogue, Thucydides writes that justice applies only to relations among equals and in dealings with...

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Book Review: Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative L
Reviewed by Joyeeta Gupta
Book Review: Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective 28th January 2016

Climate Change and Human Rights: An International and Comparative Law Perspective, edited by Ottavio Quirico and...

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Book Review: Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy 11th January 2016

Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy by Andreas Sandre. Lanham / London: Rowman &...

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Book Review: Global Energy Justice: Problems, Principles, and Practices
Reviewed by Mattijs Smits
Book Review: Global Energy Justice: Problems, Principles, and Practices 21st December 2015

Global Energy Justice: Problems, Principles, and Practices by Benjamin K. Sovacool and Michael H Dworkin. Cambridge:...

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