Inu Manak is a research fellow at the Cato Institute. She is an expert in international political economy, with a specialization in international trade policy and law. Dr. Manak’s research focuses on the World Trade Organization (WTO), non‐judicial treaty mechanisms, technical barriers to trade, regional trade agreements, and development.
Previously, she was a Junior Visiting Fellow at the Center for Trade and Economic Integration at the Graduate Institute and Fellow at TradeLab, a Geneva‐based NGO, which assists developing countries, SMEs and NGOs build legal capacity in trade and investment law. Dr. Manak is also a participating scholar in the Robert A. Pastor North American Research Initiative, a joint program between American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and the School of International Service.
Dr. Manak earned a PhD in government at Georgetown University.