Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (1)

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Autumn Semester 2019
Time: 12:30 to 13:30 (2)  Place: Maison de la Paix (2 Chemin Eugène Rigot) (3) 

Date Speaker Title

Tuesday, 17 September
Petal 2, Room S4


Giacomo Ponzetto (CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra,and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain)

The Dracula Effect: Voter Information and Trade Policy (with R. Enikolopov and M. Petrova)

Tuesday, 1 October
Petal 2, Room S4


Prof. Peter Neary (Oxford)

Gravity without Apologies: The Science of Elasticities, Distance, and Trade (with Céline Carrère and Monika Mrázová)

Tuesday, 8 October
Petal 2, Room S4


Christian Fischer (Beyreuth)

Optimal Payment Contracts in Export Relationships

Tuesday, 15 October
Petal 2, Room S4


Nicolas Depetris Chauvin

Protectionism and Gender Inequality in Developing Countries (with Erhan Artuc, Guido Porto and Bob Rijkers)

Tuesday, 22 October
Petal 2, Room S4


Jonathan Dingel (Chicago Booth)


Spatial Correlation, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate (with Kyle Meng and Solomon Hsiang)

Tuesday, 29 October
Petal 2, Room S4


Tim Schmidt Eisenlhor (Fed Board)

Trade Credit and Markups (with Alvaro Garcia‑Marin and Santiago Justel)

Tuesday, 5 November
Petal 2, Room S4


Giovanni Maggi (Yale)


Are Trade Agreements Good for You?(with Ralph Ossa)

Tuesday, 12 November
Petal 2, Room S4


Isabelle Mejean (Ecole Poly)


Search Frictions in International Good Markets (with Clemence Lenoir and Julien Martin)

Tuesday, 19 November
Petal 2, Room S4


Pamina Koenig (Université de Rouen & PSE)


Reputation and (Un)Fair Trade: Effects on French Importers from the Rana Plaza Collapse (with Sandra Poncet, PSE-U Paris 1 and CEPII)

Tuesday, 26 November
Petal 2, Room S4


Giammario Impullitti (Nottingham)


Innovation Union: Costs and Benefits of Innovation Policy Coordination (with Fabrice Defever and Teodora Borota)

Tuesday, 3 December
Petal 2, Room S4


Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po)


The Comparative Advantage of Firms (with S. Dhingra and J. Morrow)

Tuesday, 10 December
Petal 2, Room S4


Cancelled: Lionel Fontagné (PSE)


Product-Level Trade Elasticities (with Houssein Guimbard (CEPII) and Gianluca Orfice (CEPII))

Tuesday, 17 December
Petal 2, Room S4


Stefanie Haller (UCD)

Multinational Spillovers in a Frictional Labor Market (with Ragnhild Balsvik and Doireann Fitzgerald)


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