A Not So ‘New Dawn’ for International Economic Law and Development: Towards a Social Reproduction Approach to GVCs – A Rejoinder to Bernard Hoekman

Author: Donatella Alessandrini
Published: 13.07.2022
I thank Bernard Hoekman for taking the time to engage with my article ‘A Not So “New Dawn” for International Economic Law and Development: Towards a Social Reproduction Approach to GVCs’, and for providing me with the opportunity to clarify some of its arguments. He and I agree that concerns about social reproduction are central to the future of our global economy, especially, I would add, if we want to ground the latter on principles of anti-colonial, intersectional and climate justice. What he takes issue with is the power he sees the article ascribing to both International Economic Institutions (IEIs)…