The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic that emerged at the start of 2020 has impacted the global economy and public health to an unprecedented extent. This anthology analyzes the economic and public health impact and policy responses of 20 nations and regions.Mon, 10/26/2020
Our studies, projects and policy recommendations identify the risks and opportunities for our economy and our society. Here you'll find an overview of our reports. Download the About GTIPA brochure.
GTIPA members have issued numerous reports and articles to help policymakers address the coronavirus update. View list.
This report provides GTIPA members’ perspectives on their nations’ three most-significant trade priorities for the year ahead. This document aims to deliver a succinct snapshot of what to expect in the coming year regarding trade policy priorities for these countries.Mon, 10/26/2020
This report shows GTIPA members’ perspectives on e-commerce and digital trade in light of negotiations on new rules World Trade Organization (WTO) member nations are deliberating regarding the moratorium on cross-border electronic transmissions customs duties (i.e., duties on digital products).Mon, 10/26/2020
A Declaration of Mutual Interest in Trade and Globalization for the Benefit of All Peoples and NationsThu, 04/13/2017
We are an international coalition of public policy research institutes and think tanks that believes that the solutions to the COVID-19 crisis will come from collaboration, open trade and innovation.Fri, 05/15/2020
A survey of allied think tanks summarizes what 23 nations and the EU are doing best when it comes to innovation policy, and where there are the greatest opportunities to improve. In many cases, the successes can serve as model policies for other countries to adopt.Thu, 06/13/2019
This blueprint aims to inform European institutions on the state of innovation in three sectors (Digital, Healthcare, and Energy & Mobility).I-Com Tue, 02/18/2020
With the European Court of Justice's ruling striking down the transatlantic Privacy Shield program, U.S. AND EU companies government agencies and people who need to do business with virtually anyone across the Atlantic were sent into legal limbo.
There are three broad issues underlying the proposed Economic Regulation of Transport Bill, 2020, that the Free Market Foundation regards as problematic.
Digitalization is revolutionizing business models and the relationship between authorities and citizens and between enterprises and consumers creating new opportunities, but also raising some critical issues. Among these, one of the most important is IT security. The increase in online activities and devices connected to the network increases the points of vulnerability that could be exploited by cyber-criminals.
The election of Joe Biden as the next US President was celebrated with great acclaim within the international community. The history of US trade policy shows that many Democrats, as US presidents, have succeeded in accelerating the trade liberalisation process.
For centuries, African people's economic and innovation potential was inhibited (and in many instances, denied outright), by policies and ideologies that placed the state (in different incarnations) above the individual. Justifications for the curtailment of economic freedoms have been plentiful; the results have been economic stagnation, widespread hunger, and endemic poverty. However, there might be substantive, transformative change on the horizon in the form of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
The increasingly tense interplay between trade and politics should not blind us to the fact that the postwar liberalization of trade worldwide has been a resounding success and remains one of globalism’s most significant achievements, if not the most important achievement, period. This opening up did not happen spontaneously in an institutional vacuum. Instead, the current degree of economic openness and the resulting prosperity are results of a combination of multilateral trade negotiations under the auspices of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and later the World Trade Organization (WTO), underwritten largely by the United States, as well as a variety of regional initiatives.
Property Rights Alliance congratulates the Center For Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) on becoming a finalist in the final round for the Templeton Freedom Award, a prestigious honor complementing the work CIPS has done through their Affordable Food for the Poor Initiative, making nutritious food available and affordable throughout Indonesia. With many barriers and import restrictions affecting food in Indonesia, CIPS has worked relentlessly, against popular opinion, to promote open markets and food security throughout Indonesia.
At every step of the COVID-19 crisis, critics of intellectual property rights (IPRs) have called for their suspension, claiming IPRs will thwart research and development and makes vaccines and treatments unaffordable.