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VideoMarch 26, 2024

Self-Arming or Self-Harming? Assessing Trade Policies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Recent global challenges like the pandemic, rising geopolitical tensions, and climate change have thrust trade policy back into the spotlight. What trade policies are low- and middle-income countries arming themselves with in response? Are they harming more than helping? In this Policy Research Talk delivered on March 26, 2024, World Bank economists Ana Margarida Fernandes and Devaki Ghose addressed these questions, drawing on number of country-specific case studies.