Dr Stephen Woolcock


Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations

Stephen Woolcock

Dr Stephen Woolcock is Lecturer in international political economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also heads the LSE’s International Trade Policy Unit, which coordinates research on trade topics, runs training programmes for practitioners and organises seminars that bridge the gap between academic research on trade and policy.

His previous posts included Senior Research Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) (1988-94) and Deputy Director for international affairs and the Confederation of British Industry (1985-1988). He has worked as consultant and advisor to a number of international organisations including the EU and national governments.

His research interests include: international trade and investment policy: the World Trade Organisation; regulatory issues in international trade; European trade policy; regional integration/trade agreements; the coverage of international rules/regimes governing trade and investment.


Expertise: EU trade and investment policies; European trade; international investment policy; international trade; preferential trade and investment agreements; trade negotiations; trade policy; World Trade Organisation


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