Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade of the Australian Parliament: Inquiry into the Implications of COVID-19 Pandemic for Australia's Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

15 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2020

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Simon Lacey

University of Adelaide | Institute for International Trade; University of New South Wales | China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Center

Peter Draper

Institute for International Trade

Naoise McDonagh

Institute for International Trade

Date Written: June 30, 2020

Abstract

This parliamentary submission outlines a number of strategic recommendations in the area of supply chain resilience, labour-market adjustment and environmental policy for teh Australian Government as it prepares for recovery from the economic downturn inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic and reiterates the need for Australia to support constructive engagement in the region to resist protectionism and uphold a rules-based multilateral trading system.

Keywords: COVD-19, supply chain resilience, renewable energy, labour-market impact of AI and automation, global trading system, multilateralism, WTO

JEL Classification: F02, F13, F15, F18, O14, O56, K33

Suggested Citation

Lacey, Simon B.C. and Draper, Peter and McDonagh, Naoise, Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade of the Australian Parliament: Inquiry into the Implications of COVID-19 Pandemic for Australia's Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade (June 30, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3672848 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3672848

Simon B.C. Lacey (Contact Author)

University of Adelaide | Institute for International Trade ( email )

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia

University of New South Wales | China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Center ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

Peter Draper

Institute for International Trade ( email )

No 233 North Terrace, School of Commerce
Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Australia
0481902474 (Phone)
5005 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://https://iit.adelaide.edu.au/

Naoise McDonagh

Institute for International Trade ( email )

Australia

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/naoise.mcdonagh

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