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ESCAP/WTO ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop
for Trade Research

Date
2-6 June 2008
Venue
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Organizers
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
World Trade Organization (WTO)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD)
Objective
To develop capacity of researchers from developing countries to analyse trade and investment policy issues
Documentation
Opening statement
Mr. Ravi Ratnayake, Director, Trade and Investment
Division, UNESCAP


Day 1
Session 1: The Rationale for International Trade
Cooperation

Robert R. Teh Jr., Economic Research and Statistics,
WTO


Session 2: The GATT/WTO system: How the system
works and a brief introduction to current (Doha)
negotiation issues

Robert R. Teh Jr., WTO

Session 3: Globalisation, Trade and Poverty
Jalilian Hossein, Research Director, CDRI, Cambodia

Session 4: Trade and Gender: Quantitative Approaches
Shahid Ahmed, Economist, UNCTAD India, New Delhi

Day 2
Session 1: Modelling methods for trade policy research
Economic Research and Statistics Division, WTO

Session 2: Partial Equilibrium Model: An Example
Robert R. Teh Jr., WTO

Session 3: Gravity Models: Theoretical Foundations
and related estimation issues

Robert R. Teh Jr., WTO

Session 4: WTO tariff and trade databases
Robert R. Teh Jr., WTO

Day 3
Session 1: World Integrated Trade Solution (WITS)
and its databases

Samuel Munyaneza, Trade Analysis Branch,
UNCTAD


Session 3: WITS Analytical Tools: SMART
Samuel Munyaneza, Trade Analysis Branch,
UNCTAD


Day 4
Session 1: Trade Facilitation
Yann Duval, Trade Policy Section, Trade and
Investment Division, UNESCAP


Session 2-3: Trade competitiveness indicators
and analysis

Mia Mikic, Trade Policy Section, Trade and
Investment Division, UNESCAP


Session 4: Commonly used trade integration and
trade performance indicators in ESCAP work

Mia Mikic, UNESCAP

Participants
Programme
Information note for participants
List of participants
Contact
Mr. Yann Duval
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: duvaly@un.org

Last updated: 14 July 2008
 

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