Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

Distinguished Service Professor of Law & International Trade at George Mason University (School of Public Policy).

TRUMP TRADE POLICY — The Upcoming U.S. – China Trade Fight in the WTO ……

                                       China and U.S. litigation in the WTO will almost immediately be ground zero for the new Trump administration’s aggressive global trade policy. This is clearly evidenced by the appointment of his new trade team. These appointments include … Continue reading

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TRUMP & TRADE — Does his business background lead to bad trade policy?

           Trade is about the only international issue Trump has really cared about consistently since his Japan bashing of the 1980s. His business school background at Wharton and then his experience running the Trump Organization have informed his view of trade … Continue reading

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NEW WTO CASE BY CHINA — RESPONSE TO TRUMP’S INSULTS?

     Trump threatens a great upheaval in foreign policy and global trade relations. Especially in U.S. trade relations with China. But is it somewhat consistent with the Obama’s tough enforcement policy against China in the WTO’s dispute resolution system.    Over … Continue reading

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CyberBulling, Real Estate Scrooge — Global Affairs & National Security — The Next Four Years.

                              Trump has engaged in cyber shaming and this should be held up as a model. As a model for all school children of what never to do.      Trump’s soul is one of the architype scrooge in … Continue reading

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TRUMP, TRADE & STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT — Chaos Ahead?

Full working paper at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2876655                                INTRODUCTION.      The founding of the Virginia Colony in the New World by the Virginia Company reflected the British Empire’s notion that enlightenment would come through trade. By the post-World War II era this notion was … Continue reading

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Trump & TPP Withdrawal — Now What? — Domestic Crumps & Global Tsunamis? Most Likely.

       Trump now promises to withdraw from the TPP on his first day in office. Great. This is the start of Protectionism Part II — Continuation from the Depression and Smoot-Hawley of the 1930s. This New Protectionism 2.0 is a … Continue reading

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TRUMP & TRADE — BACK TO THE FUTURE?

                                      The founding of the Virginia colonies in the New World by the Virginia Company reflected the notion of the British Empire that through trade would come enlightenment. By the post-war era this was unequivocally adopted by U.S. policymakers. … Continue reading

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