"Foreign Affairs" LIVE - Development: The Post-Doha Agenda

Nancy Birdsall President, Center for Global Development
Susan C. Schwab Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; Former U.S. Trade Representative, 2006-2009
Gideon Rose Editor, "Foreign Affairs "


The Foreign Affairs LIVE series brings together authors, Council members, and friends of the magazine for timely, in-depth discussions on significant global issues. Please join Nancy Birdsall and Susan Schwab for a conversation on the implications of trade policy on international development for this special installment with media partner Devex. 

For background reading, please see the following Foreign Affairs articles by Nancy Birdsall and Susan Schwab:

* In The Post-Washington Consensus, coauthored with Francis Fukuyama, Nancy Birdsall explains how developing countries will trade the flexibility associated with a free-market economic model for domestic policies meant to ensure greater resilience in the face of competitive pressures and global economic trauma. 

* In After Doha, Susan Schwab argues that the current round of trade talks is probably doomed–but that world leaders can and should still hammer out smaller agreements to lower barriers, protect the environment, and drive development.

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