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Mon, Jun 29, 2020

Busch in The Hill: Withdrawing from the WTO would punish the US, not China

Marc Busch writes that US “unilateralism” against China is giving rise to a very different approach to trade policy more harmful to US commerce than supportive of foreign policy objectives.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

China Economy & Business

Sun, Jun 21, 2020

Busch in The Hill: Lighthizer’s tariff ‘reset’ would dramatically change the politics of US trade remedies

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In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Trade

Tue, Jun 16, 2020

Managing expectations for WTO reform

The search for a new leader of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is in full swing. Soon, attention will turn to reforming the institution. Expectations need to be managed now.

New Atlanticist by Marc L. Busch

International Organizations Trade

Marc L. Busch is the Karl F. Landegger professor of international business diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a nonresident senior fellow in the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative. He is an expert on international trade policy and law.

He chairs the International Standards Organization (ISO) committee drafting a standard on International Affairs and Trade Policy (ISO/IEC 17024). He hosts TradeCraft (www.tradecraftpodcast.com @TradeCraft_pod), a podcast on trade policy and law available on iTunes and SoundCloud. He previously served for two terms as a “cleared advisor” on technical trade barriers to the US Department of Commerce and the United States trade representative. 

Dr. Busch has addressed a wide range of governments and international institutions, including the Advisory Centre on World Trade Organization Law, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the World Bank, and the United Nations. He has testified before the US Congress on Airbus-Boeing litigation, the Canadian Senate on softwood lumber litigation, and a NAFTA 2022 panel on best practices in dispute settlement. He has consulted to APCO Worldwide, Bell Canada, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boston Consulting Group, DCI Group, Frontier Strategy Group, Goruck, Health Canada, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Group, Nomacorc, PhRMA, Philip Morris International, Sidley Austin, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Trade Law Division of the Department of International Trade Canada.

He previously taught at Queen’s University and Harvard. In 2010, Forbes Magazine named his course, “Business, Government and the Global Economy,” one of the Top 10 Most Innovative MBA courses in the United States.