Rudolf Adlung

Independent Trade Policy Analyst

Rudolf Adlung is an independent trade policy analyst. Until early 2014, he worked at the WTO Secretariat as senior economist in the Trade in Services Division. PhD and MA in Economics, University of Basel. Former: Trade and Environment Division, WTO; Trade Policies Review Division, WTO; German Ministry of Economics; Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Research, lecturing and publication interests revolve around services trade and the GATS. Has published extensively.


17 February 2017
Recent discussions of international investment policies, inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, have drawn attention to the capital needs associated with a more sustainable development path . Overall, there appears to be broad support for an...