Ken Shadlen

Market Access and the EU Referendum

In light of the upcoming EU Referendum Professor Ken Shadlen sheds some light on the implications for Britain’s trade.

I’ve read and heard lots of discussions about the referendum and implications for Britain’s trade, most of it misleading and incorrect. Let me try to simplify (it sounds more confusing than it is):

On any given product, countries have two tariffs, one […]

Drug patenting in India – Ken Shadlen

Kenneth C. Shadlen and Bhaven N. Sampat, ‘Drug patenting in India: Looking back and looking forward’, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, 14: 519-520. DOI: 10.1038/nrd4681 This open-access article is one of a series of papers Bhaven Sampat and I are writing as part of our ESRC-funded research on pharmaceutical patenting in the developing world. In this paper we sought to contrast two different explanations for […]

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    Book Launch – Private Wealth and Public Revenue in South America

Book Launch – Private Wealth and Public Revenue in South America

The launch event for Dr Tasha Fairfield’s new book, Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America, will take place next Wednesday (13th May) at 18:30 in 32L.G.03 (Lincoln’s Inn Fields).

About the book:

Inequality and taxation are fundamental problems of modern times. How and when can democracies tax economic elites? This book develops a theoretical framework that refines and integrates […]

Ken Shadlen wins Open Article prize for 2014

Ken Shadlen, along with Mark Manger (formerly of LSE), has been awarded the Open Article prize for 2014 from the Economics and Politics Section of the Latin American Studies Association. Their prizewinning paper, ‘Political Trade Dependence and North–South Trade Agreements’, was published in the International Studies Quarterly journal in March last year (full citation below). The research was funded by the […]

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    Ken Shadlen talk on “The WTO, Pharmaceutical Patents and Development: The North-South Politics of Global Health”

Ken Shadlen talk on “The WTO, Pharmaceutical Patents and Development: The North-South Politics of Global Health”

Ken Shadlen, Professor of Development Studies in the Department of International Development, will be giving a talk on “The WTO, Pharmaceutical Patents and Development: The North-South Politics of Global Health” at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs on Monday 2nd February.

“While references to a “North-South” divide often seem dated, one area with intense conflict along these lines remains global […]