Asan Plenum

Session: Session 3 / Grand Ballroom 1
Date/Time: April 22, 2014 / 16:00-17:15

Hur Kyung-wook, KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Cheong Inkyo, Inha University
Hosuk Lee, European Centre for International Political Economy
Troy Stangarone, Korea Economic Institute of America
Yoshino Naoyuki, Asian Development Bank Institute

Panel Description
The Post-World War Two liberal international order built by the United States ushered in a period of unprecedented market liberalization and economic prosperity. Leading the way has been the World Trade Organization. However, round after round of stalled Doha Round trade talks have paved the way for individual countries to pursue separate trade agreements. Will the future trade order be dominated by a growing patchwork of free trade agreements between major countries and regional bodies?