Laura Alfaro, Paola Conconi, Harald Fadinger, Patrick Legros, Andrew Newman, Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 00:00

Increasingly, people are pointing the finger of blame for economic woe at large firms. This column argues that organisation design is often affected by government trade policy. If firm organisation design has implications for consumer welfare (in terms of prices and quality of product), evidence suggests that governments should make sure that in future, trade policy and corporate governance policy are more complementary.

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