About the class
Covid and the war in Ukraine have sponsored a wave of populism. In the US, President Biden's "progressive" trade policy has resulted in the same protectionism as President Trump's "America First" approach.
Watch this virtual event, led by March Busch, Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, as he discusses the potential downfall of free trade.
You will also have a chance to learn some key takeaways:
• How COVID put the rules-based global economy to the test,
• why "ally-shoring" could wreck the World Trade Organization,
• as well as what businesses can do to better plan for Globalization 4.0
About the Presenter
Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at Georgetown University
Marc L. Busch is the Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is an expert on international trade policy and law.
He is a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council. He also hosts the podcast TradeCraft (www.tradecraftpodcast.com @TradeCraft_pod), which examines current topics in international trade law and policy. He also writes a bi-weekly piece in The Hill on trade.
He previously served for two terms as a “cleared advisor” on technical trade barriers to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative.
He has addressed a wide range of governments and international institutions, including the Advisory Centre on WTO Law, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the World Bank and the United Nations. He has testified before the US Congress on Airbus-Boeing litigation, the Canadian Senate on softwood lumber litigation, and a NAFTA 2022 panel on best practices in dispute settlement.
He has consulted to APCO Worldwide, Bell Canada, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boston Consulting Group, DCI Group, Frontier Strategy Group, Goruck, Health Canada, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Group, Nomacorc, PhRMA, Philip Morris International, Sidley Austin, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Trade Law Division of the Department of International Trade Canada.
He previously taught at Queen’s University and Harvard. In 2010, Forbes Magazine named his course, “Business, Government and the Global Economy,” one of the Top 10 Most Innovative MBA courses in the United States.