Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Autumn Semester 2018
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Place: Maison de la Paix (2 Chemin Eugène Rigot) (3) 

Date Speaker Title

Tuesday, 4 September
Petal 2, Room S4

Leandro Zipitría
(Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

The Role of Competition in Explaining Law of One Price Deviations (with F. Borraz)

Tuesday, 11 September
Petal 2, Room S4

Nina Vujanovic
(Central Bank of Montenegro and Staffordshire University, UK)

FDI spillover effects in manufacturing and services: Evidence from selected South East European economies (with Iraj Hashi, Staffordshire University)

Tuesday, 25 September
Petal 2, Room S4

Daniel Yi Xu
(Duke University, Durham, USA)

How Costly Are Markups? (with Chris Edmond and Virgiliu Midrigan)

Tuesday, 9 October
Petal 2, Room S4

Frederic Warzynski
(Aarhus University, Denmark)

Multi Product Firms, Import Competition, and the Evolution of Firm-product Technical Efficiencies (with Emmanuel Dhyne, Amil Petrin and Valérie Smeets)

Tuesday, 23 October
Petal 2, Room S4

Swati Dhingra
(London School of Economics, UK)

Trade and Worker De-skilling (with Rui Costa and Stephen Machin)

Tuesday, 6 November
Petal 2, Room S4

Davide Suverato
(Technical University of Munich, Germany)

“Unequal” we Trade (with Gianmarco Ottaviano)

Tuesday, 13 November
Petal 2, Room S4

Jasmeer Virdee
(International Trade Center, Geneva)

The impact of quality-related business training in Latin America (with Antonina Popova and Valentina Rollo)

Tuesday, 20 November
Petal 2, Room S4

Ben Zissimos
(University of Exeter, UK)

Contesting an International Trade Agreement (with Matt Cole and James Lake)

Tuesday, 4 December
Petal 2, Room S4

Anna Gumpert
(LMU University of Munich, Germany)


Tuesday, 18 December
Petal 2, Room S4

Kalina Manova
(University College London, UK)



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