Claude Barfield, a former consultant to the office of the U.S. Trade Representative, researches international trade policy (including trade policy in China and East Asia), the World Trade Organization (WTO), intellectual property, and science and technology policy. His many books includeFree Trade, Sovereignty, Democracy: The Future of the World Trade Organization (AEI Press, 2001), in which he identifies challenges to the WTO and to the future of trade liberalization.
Consultant, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, 1982-85
Co-Staff Director, President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, 1979-81
Professional Staff Member, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, U.S. Senate, 1977-79
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1974-77
Reporter, National Journal, 1970-74
Faculty, University of Munich, 1968-69; Yale University, 1962-69
Economic and military cyber penetrations and threats from around the world are still steeply rising and will continue to grow as other nations and groups struggle to catch up with the undoubted superiority and sophistication of US global cyber surveillance capabilities.
Join AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy for an event exploring the need for change, the different proposals under consideration in Congress, and the potential outcomes of reform.
AEI brings together Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya, authors of “Why Growth Matters,” who will argue that if the reforms of 1991 could transform India from a basket case to a middle-income country and engine of growth, then it is clear that a rapidly expanding economy is the best antidote to poverty.