Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance, and Mark Hallerberg discussed the economic case for rules-based global integration.
Liberal values have guided international cooperation over decades, based on the view that an open economic architecture with common rules is a shared interest, both regionally and globally. A common set of rules has promoted the development of free and open markets across borders, delivering tremendous gains. Yet, signs of less support for liberal core values and the rise of new powers in the global economy might suggest the tide is turning. What is at stake? And how can we best pursue politics that promote open markets and support international rules? Siv Jensen, Norwegian Minister of Finance since 2013, and Mark Hallerberg, Dean of Research and Faculty and Professor of Public Management and Political Economy, discussed these questions. Listen to the full discussion on our podcast: