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.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings