September 25, 2013, New York
Lectures were delivered by Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor Columbia University, Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, NYU and Kevin Davis, Vice Dean, Beller Family Professor of Business Law, NYU on the theme “Developing Countries and Trade, Competition, and Corruption: The Dilemmas of the 21st Century and How to Make Progress in Solving Them” at the New York University School of Law in in New York on 25th September, 2013.
Merit E Janow, Dean, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs chaired the event while Peter Henry, Dean, Leonard N.Stern School of Business, New York University, Trevor Morrison, Dean New York University School of Law commented.
“The multilateral trading system is dead and the Doha round is in trouble largely because of lack of US leadership” – Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Columbia University
“Barriers can be created by various means and mechanisms, such as cartelization, public and private restraints and thus, it is important to empower the institutions to tackle such barriers. This, is one the key roles played by Competition Policy, which empowers people and institutions to access and benefit from economic opportunities, by bringing down such barriers” – Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, NYU