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RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: GTDW WORKSHOP — SPRING SEMESTER 2012

Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Spring Semester 2012
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Location: WTO Secretariat (3) 

Date

Speaker

Title

Tuesday, 14 February

Pierre-Louis Vezina (Oxford University)

“There Goes Gravity:  How eBay Reduces Trade Cost” with Lendle, Olarreaga and Schropp

Thursday, 23 February

Gene Grossman (Princeton University)

“A Linder Hypothesis for Direct Foreign Investment”

Tuesday, 6 March

Julia Spies (ITC)

“Endogenous Transport Costs in International Trade” with Joern Kleinert

Tuesday, 27 March

Ugo Panizza (UNCTAD)

“Too much Finance” with Jean-Louis Arcand and Enrico Berkes

Wednesday, 4 April

Daria Taglioni (World Bank)

“Exchange Rates and the Extensive Margin of Exports”

Tuesday, 17 April

Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (University of Geneva)

“Trading Unemployment” with Céline Carrère, Marco Fugazza and Marcelo Olarreaga

Tuesday, 24 April

Stephan  Cramon-Taubadel (University of Gröningen)

“Numbers for Pascal: What drives the simulations of gains from trade liberalization?”

Thursday, 3 May

Pramila Crivelli (University of Geneva)

“SPS Measures and Trade: Implementation Matters”

Tuesday, 22 May

Yose Damuri (Graduate Institute)

“Production Sharing Practice and Coverage of Regional Trade Agreements: The Linkages”

Tuesday, 29 May Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University) “Market Power in the Global Economy: the Exhaustion and Protection of Intellectual Property”
Wednesday, 6 June Chad Bown (World Bank) “Import Protection, Business Cycles, and Exchange Rates: Evidence from the Great Recession”
Tuesday, 12 June Liliana Foletti (University of Geneva) TBC
Monday, 25 June Daniel Lederman (World Bank) “Trade Causes Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Notes:
1.
The workshop is a joint initiative by the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI), UNCTAD, the University of Geneva, and the World Trade Organization. Its objective is for researchers in the Geneva region working in the area of trade and development to share work and ideas.
2. The workshop begins at 12:30.  A sandwich lunch, courtesy of the Graduate Institute’s Centre on Trade and Economic Integration, will be served from 12:00.
3.  Registration is required for each individual workshop, also for those having WTO accreditation.  To do so, please send an email to GTDW (gtdw@wto.org) at the latest one day before the relevant workshop