Aid Ministers Absent at WTO's Development Talks

Economist Joseph Stiglitz says it's "hypocrisy" for countries like Canada to call subsidies unfair, but then refuse to cut support to domestic agricultural producers.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 12/14/2005 12:00 am EST

Any agreement reached this week on more equitable global trade will faintly resemble the sweeping development package long-promised by world leaders, says a Nobel Prize-winning economist.

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