We conduct research and analysis and provide commentary on global trade issues to contribute constructively to the public debate. We do this in the hope that it will lead to better and more informed decision-making on the part of government, business and civil society.
Our research activities are presented below:
Our latest thought leadership articles
31 March 2020
By Andrea Durkin and Alice Calder
Epidemic diseases evolve and they do not respect borders. Treating them requires new and adapted medical technologies arising from innovation made widely available through trade.Read More
COVID-19 impact on business: Will the pandemic trigger more state intervention in business strategies?
30 March 2020
By Alex Capri
COVID-19 will impact businesses in the long-run by fundamentally changing the way multinational enterprises (MNEs) run their operations.Read More
24 March 2020
By Stewart Paterson
The oil war resulting in a collapse in the oil price in early March presents the US Administration with a policy conundrum. Much of the US oil industry is unviable at price levels below USD50 while Saudi Arabia and Russia are flooding an already over-supplied oil market with deteriorating demand conditions.Read More