The WTO is less than amazing

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Dani Rodrik says the WTO is amazing because it forces the United States to eventually act on cotton subsidies. Ben Muse reminds him that the recent WTO ruling was criticizing the United States for its failure to comply. It’s interesting that the WTO has enough institutional legitimacy and clout to eventually force the United States to give in, but keep in mind that this dispute has been ongoing for years.

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