Research centres


  • 21st Century Trade Agreements: Implications for Long-Run Development Policy
    A publication of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. The paper examines the policy space available under various free trade regimes for countries pursuing industrial policies for development.
  • ACP-EU Trade
    Non-partisan sourcing and knowledge sharing on ACP-EU trade. A joint initiative by the ECDPM and ECORYS, with the support of AIF and DFID.
  • Agritrade: EPAs
    News & commentary specifically on the agricultural trade negotiations within the EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements, run by CTA (English/French)
  • Americas Policy Program
    The Americas Policy Program provides independent analysis on U.S. Latin American policy, economic integration, immigration, environment, the right to know, and democracy and human rights in Latin America from writers and activists throughout the continent. Currently a program of the Center for International Policy, we have been working to build dialogue and change U.S. foreign policy in the region since 1979. Subscription is free to English, Spanish or Portuguese newsletters. Read our latest analysis and subscribe at
  • Asia Pacific Economies: Multilateral vs Bilateral Relationships
    Papers from an APEC conference in Hong Kong, May 2004
  • Ben Muse - KORUS FTA
    A blog with a large number of links and references to the US-Korea FTA talks and analyses about them.
  • CIID
    El Consejo de Investigaciones e Información en Desarrollo -CIID-, realiza investigaciones y acciones de formación y difusión en temáticas sociales que contribuyan al debate y a generar capacidades de los diversos sujetos sociales, con el propósito de impulsar el desarrollo social, económico, cultural y sostenible de Guatemala y la región Centroamericana.
  • Consejo de Investigaciones e Información en Desarrollo -CIID -
    Institución que impulsa el desarrollo de Guatemala y Centroamérica, a través de la investigación y la promoción de programas de desarrollo
  • European Research Office
    ERO is a not for profit non governmental research unit specialising in the analysis of issues faced in Southern Africa’s trade, aid and agricultural sector relations with the European Union (EU).
  • GURN: Regional and Bilateral Trade Agreements
    Global Union Research Network’s information page on labour rights under FTAs
  • IISD page on bilateral investment rules
    International Institute for Sustainable Development carries out analysis and information work on regional and bilateral investment rules and their implications for sustainable development.
  • Investment Treaty Arbitration
    ITA serves as a resource for lawyers, academics, government officials, researchers and members of civil society who are interested in international investment law. It provides: access to all publicly available investment treaty awards; information and resources relating to investment treaties and investment treaty arbitration; and links to further resources.
  • Investment Treaty News
    ITN is a web-based platform for discussion and debate, as well as providing regular journalistic reporting on developments and trends in international investment law, hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
  • Japan Bilateral Trade Initiatives
    Overview and access to treaties from Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Economic and Social Affairs)
  • Korea Policy Institute
    The US-based Korea Policy Institute produces policy briefs, organizes Congressional press briefings and sponsors policy roundtable on the proposed US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement.
  • LATN
    The Latin American Trade Network is an independent and interdisciplinary research network
  • LMO’s trade news website
    Website run by a student at Northern Arizona University focusing on US FTAs, in particular US trade relations with SACU in southern Africa.
    Complete dossier on the CARIFORUM-EU EPA, including Text of the Agreements, critical analysis of its provisions, news items and citizens initiatives to Renegotiate the EPA
  • Observatorio global
    El Observatorio Social de la Globalización es un grupo de trabajo, estudio y análisis que genera información y propuestas en relación a los temas de la globalización. Buscando cambiar el sistema injusto.
  • Observatorio para la Cibersociedad
  • Regional Trading Agreements
    A resource page with profiles of regional and bilateral trade agreements, hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Regional/Multilateral Integration Agreements
    Selected research papers on regional trade agreements, from
  • RESH
    Page de présentation de RESH. Centre de recherche en sciences humaines. Spécialisé en sociologie politique, en analyse de discours et en statistique textuelle
    The Southern and Eastern African Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) is an African initiative to strengthen Africa’s capacity to take a more effective part in the emerging global trading system — mainly focusing on WTO, but also bilateral and regional trade negotiations in Africa.
  • The Australian Interest
    Website on the US-Australia FTA, maintained by two of the authors of "How to Kill A Country: Australia’s Devastating Trade Deal With the United States" (2004)
  • Trade Lawyers Blog
    Trade lawyers from many countries post articles about a variety of trade topics.
  • Tralac - EPAs website
    tralac’s website on the EPA negotiations
  • Tuck Trade Agreements Database
    The Tuck Trade Agreements Database contains the most comprehensive collection of texts of bilateral and regional free trade agreements available on a single online site as well as the only database of free trade and customs union agreements text-searchable by provision or keyword. (Maintained at Dartmouth University in the US.)
  • Tuck trade agreements database
    Maintained at Dartmouth University in the US
  • US-Korea FTA Resource Center
    Website of the Korean Economic Institute on the US-Korea FTA
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