Finishing the Doha trade round is the simplest way to boost the global economy and benefit the developing world. But it will take bold, enlightened leaders in developed and developing countries to do so.
I am in contact with leaders and officials both from the world's most developed nations and from developing countries. When the Doha development round talks collapsed in July, I was struck by the gap between what officials say when they meet at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris and how they define their positions in the World Trade Organization talks in Geneva.
Opportunity to progress
The Doha Development Agenda is an …