Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Spring Semester 2013
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Villa Rigot (3) 




Tuesday, 5 February

Kalina Manova
(Stanford University)

“Firms and Credit Constraints along the Value-Added Chain: Processing Trade in China” with Zhihong Yu

Tuesday, 26 February

Volker Nocke
(University of Mannheim)

“Cross-Border Price Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Quantitative Framework for Competition Policy” with Holger Breinlich and Nicolas Schutz

Tuesday, 19 March

Jacques-François Thisse
(Université catholique de Louvain)

“Jeux Avec Frontières: Tax Competition within the Metropolitan Area”

Tuesday, 26 March

Anne-Célia Disdier
(Paris School of Economics)

“Tariff Liberalization and Trade Integration of Emerging Countries” with Lionel Fontagné and Mondher Mimouni

Tuesday, 9 April

Jérôme Hericourt
(Université Lille I)

“Exchange Rate Volatility, Financial Constraints and Trade: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Firms” with Sandra Poncet

Tuesday, 16 April

James Markusen
(University of Colorado, Boulder)

“Per-capita Income as a Determinant of International Trade and Environmental Policies”

Tuesday, 23 April

Mélise Jaud
(World Bank)

“Regime Change, Democracy and Growth”

Tuesday, 30 April

Pierpaolo Parrotta

“Ethnic Diversity and Firm's Exporting Behavior” with Dario Pozzoli, Mariola Pytlikova and Davide Sala

Tuesday, 7 May

Federico Trionfetti
(Aix-Marseille School of Economics)


Tuesday, 14 May

Lorenzo Rotunno
(Graduate Institute)

“The Rise and Fall of (Chinese) African Apparel Exports”

Tuesday, 21 May

Huawei Tang

“The Domestic Segment of Global Supply Chains in China under State Capitalism” with Zhi Wang and Fei Wang

Tuesday, 28 May

James Harrigan
(University of Virginia)


Tuesday, 4 June

Matthieu Crozet
(Paris School of Economics University Paris I)

“Wholesalers in International Trade” with Sandra Poncet and Guy Lalanne

Tuesday, 11 June

Olga Solleder
(Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

“Panel Export Taxes (PET) Dataset: New Data on Export Tax Rates”

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 ([email protected]) at the latest one day before the relevant workshop