Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Autumn Semester 2014
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Location: Villa Rigot (3) 




Tuesday, 9 September

Nina Pavcnik
(Dartmouth College)

“Export Markets and Labor Allocation in a Low-Income Country” (with Brian McCaig)

Tuesday, 23 September

Chad Bown
(World Bank)

“Trade Agreements and Enforcement: Evidence from WTO Dispute Settlement” (with Kara Reynolds)

Tuesday, 30 September

Florian Mayneris (Université Catholique de Louvain)

“The cleansing effect of minimum wage - Minimum wage rules, firm dynamics and aggregate productivity in China” (with Sandra Poncet and Tao Zhang)

Tuesday, 7 October

Christian Henn

“The Layers of the ITA's Trade Impact” (with Arevik Mkrtchyan)

Tuesday, 14 October

Thierry Mayer
(Sciences Po, Paris)

“From Micro to Macro: Demand and Supply-side Determinants of the Trade Elasticity”
(with Maria Bas and Mathias Thoenig)

Tuesday, 28 October

Chiara Ravetti (Graduate Institute)

“Emissions, Exporters and Heterogeneity: Asymmetric Trade Policy and Firms’ Selection”

Tuesday, 11 November

Cosimo Beverelli (WTO)

“Trade Policy Substitution: Theory and Evidence from Specific Trade Concerns”

Thursday, 27 November

Priya Ranjan
(UC Irvine)

“Globalization, Jobs, and Welfare: The Roles of Social Protection and Redistribution”

Thursday, 4 December

Simon Evenett
(University of St. Gallen)

“Monitoring Crisis-Era Protectionism: Comparing the Findings of the WTO and GTA”

Tuesday, 9 December

Valentina Rollo (Graduate Institute)

“Unexpected Pricing-to-Market in Goods Classified as Homogeneous”
Tuesday, 16 December

Nicolas Berman (Graduate Institute)

“Demand Learning and Exporter Dynamics”


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.