Bernard Hoekman, Xinquan Tu, Dong Wang 12 July 2021

Joint leadership by China and the EU to establish a balanced work programme spanning old and new issues of interest to all WTO members is necessary to safeguard the rules-based trade order. This book, a product of a Horizon 2020 research project (RESPECT), brings together essays written by teams of European and Chinese trade policy experts, who explore possible paths to revitalise the WTO. 

Ana Fernandes, Nadia Rocha, Michele Ruta 23 June 2021

This CEPR-World Bank eBook brings together leading experts in international trade from academia and policy institutions to provide new analysis on the determinants of deep trade agreements, how they affect trade and non-trade outcomes, and how they might shape trade relations in a post-COVID-19 world.

Luis Garicano 16 June 2021

As with Bretton Woods and with the Beveridge Report during WWII, the crisis generated by the Covid pandemic creates an opportunity to rethink our economic system. This new book offers the thoughts of 21 top economists representing most of the different fields of economics on the key challenges the world faces after the Covid pandemic.

Bill English, Kristin Forbes, Ángel Ubide 03 June 2021

The abruptness and speed of the economic deterioration caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the sharp increase in market volatility, and the blinding uncertainty over the impact of the pandemic motivated a central bank reaction that was unprecedented in terms of size, speed and scope. This CEPR eBook summarises the responses by sixteen central banks from both advanced and emerging economies – with chapters written by senior central bank officials and economists in each of the countries to explain the actions taken. 

Patrick Bolton, Marcin Kacperczyk, Harrison Hong, Xavier Vives 25 May 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed severe vulnerabilities in the global financial system, and serves as a cautionary tale for the potentially devastating effects that future natural disasters and climate change could cause to the world economy. The third report in The Future of Banking series tests precisely how resilient the financial system is to natural disasters and discusses what can be done to make it more resilient.

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