Development Economics; Political Economy of Trade and Industrial Policies; Global Governance, International Organisations and Negotiations; International Trade Laws and Agreements; Regional Integration and Free Trade Agreements; Globalisation, Economic and Trade History; Global Public Health and Labour Standards.
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