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  • Blog post 2 September 2022

    Trade policy, regional disparities, and inclusive growth

    By Professor Henry Overman.

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    Summary Non-CITP publication

    Places matter to people. For many people, the place where they grow up will become the place where they live and work. Many countries experience regional disparities in economic performance that are profound and persistent. What can the Centre learn from the available research on the causes and consequences of spatial disparities?

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  • Blog post 20 July 2022

    Healthy Trade Policy

    By Pepita Barlow.

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    Summary CITP publication

    Being able to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being, an important determinant of life satisfaction, and one of our most basic and essential assets. Yet, trade agreements continue to be negotiated and ratified which intersect with, and influence, many of the underlying drivers of health and health inequalities.

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  • Blog post 13 July 2022

    How does trade affect inequality?

    By Peter Levell.

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    Summary CITP publication

    The experience of the recent globalization wave contains important lessons for how to make trade policy inclusive in the future. Sudden shifts in trade patterns can have damaging and persistent impacts on certain workers and geographic regions. Active labour market policies to support workers and ‘place-based’ policies to support distressed regions can help but can also create important trade-offs between equality and efficiency. Overall, an inclusive trade policy needs to anticipate future challenges, react quickly to adverse events and be considered jointly with training, employment and social policies.

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  • Blog post 6 July 2022

    Inclusion and wellbeing

    By Richard Layard.

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    Summary CITP publication

    However you measure wellbeing, we need a new, broader concept of deprivation – the inability to enjoy life for whatever reason, rather than just because of poverty. In terms of the impact of trade upon wellbeing, we see that import competition led to extra distress.

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