Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Autumn Semester 2017
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Place: Maison de la Paix (2 Chemin Eugène Rigot) (3) 

Date Speaker Title
Tuesday, 12 September
Petal 2, Room A2
Peri da Silva
(Kansas State University)
Value-Added Exports and U.S. Local Labor Markets: Does China Really Matter? (with Leilei Shen)
Tuesday, 19 September
Petal 2, Room S4
Prof. Jo Van Biesebroeck
(KU Leuven)
Comparative advantage in routine production (with L. Archanskaia and G. Willmann)
Tuesday, 3 October
Petal 2, Room S4
Prof. Brian McCaig
(Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
Export markets and household business performance: Evidence from Vietnam (with Nina Pavcnik)
Tuesday, 10 October
Petal 2, Room S4
Paola Conconi
[Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES), CEPR, and CESifo]
Globalization for Sale
Tuesday, 17 October
Petal 2, Room S4
Mauro Boffa
(International Trade Centre)
SMEs in a world of Global Value Chains
Tuesday, 24 October
Petal 2, Room S4
Marius Brulhart
(UNIL, University of Lausanne)
Let There Be Light: Trade and the Development of Border Regions
Tuesday, 7 November
Petal 2, Room S4
Mostafa Beshkar
(Indiana University)
Interdependence of Trade Policies In General Equilibrium
Tuesday, 14 November
Petal 2, Room S4
Prof. Kyle Bagwell
(Stanford University)
Trade Policy under Monopolistic Competition with Firm Selection (with Seung Hoon Lee)
Tuesday, 21 November
Petal 2, Room S4

Damian Räss
(University of Bern and University of Reading)

Labour Clauses in Trade Agreements: Worker Protection or Protectionism? (with Céline Carrère and Marcelo Olarreaga)
Tuesday, 28 November
Petal 2, Room S4

Andreas Moxnes
(University of Oslo)

Tuesday, 12 December
Petal 2, Room S4

Prof. Hartmut Egger
(University of Bayreuth)

Tasks, Occupations, and Wage Inequality in an Open Economy (with Sascha Becker, Michael Koch, and Marc Muendler)
Tuesday, 19 December
Petal 2, Room S4

Prof. Christoph Moser
(University of Salzburg)



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. You can buy a sandwich, or a proper hot meal, at the Maison de la Paix Cafeteria prior to attending the lecture.
3.  Registration is required for each individual workshop, also for those having WTO accreditation.  To do so, please send an email to GTDW ( at the latest one day before the relevant workshop