[Panel I] Unfriendly Shores: the Populist Tide and Macro Trends for Business and Trade

The rise of populism throughout the Western world has caught many by surprise. Impacts spread far beyond the political realm: trade agreements, international financial mechanisms, multilateral institutions, and even macroeconomic performance will be affected by this shifting backdrop. What is the risk of a new era of trade protectionism? Do concerns over political sovereignty pose a threat to past or future global economic integration? The Fletcher Political Risk Conference panel will examine these macro-institutional shifts in the global business climate.