Jagdish Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati

US & Canada

The brain-drain panic returns

The outflow of skilled people from Africa to developed countries is worrying, but are there opportunities within Africa?

The brain-drain panic returns

Environment

Deadlock in Durban

Without practical expectations and penalties for countries who don't comply, the Convention on Climate Change will fail.

Deadlock in Durban

Business & Economy

Does redistributing income reduce poverty?

Despite India achieving a high growth rate, much of its economic success is not reaching many of its poorest.

Does redistributing income reduce poverty?

Politics

America's free-trade abdication

To the detriment of the US, Obama is no longer pushing for multilateral free trade agreements.

America's free-trade abdication

Business & Economy

The outsourcing bogeyman

Outsourcing benefits all countries by focusing on competitive advantage, but many politicians do not understand this.

The outsourcing bogeyman

Politics

The too-quiet American

Obama's strict stance on US exports may be hurting the economy more than helping.

The too-quiet American

Business & Economy

Why free trade matters

Free trade has an economic and moral case - as it promotes not just prosperity, but also peace.

Why free trade matters

US & Canada

Life without Doha: No more negotiations

The World Trade Organisation needs to move towards a conclusive deal in order to improve global commerce.

Life without Doha: No more negotiations

US & Canada

The Doha Round's premature obituary

The Doha Round and World Trade Organisation need countries to maintain their membership and trade negotiations.

The Doha Round's premature obituary

Politics

Grameen vs Bangladesh

The pedestal Mohammed Yunis sits on while Sheikh Hasina is being ostracized abroad needs to be re-examined.

Grameen vs Bangladesh

Politics

Sealing Doha Round is a must for global trade

If negotiations on international trade fail, it could lead to significant economic losses across the world.

Sealing Doha Round is a must for global trade