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ARTNeT/RIS Follow-up Workshop on Gravity Modelling
of Trade Facilitation and “Behind the Border”
Measures Affecting Trade

Date
21-25 September 2009
Venue
New Delhi, India
Organizer
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
Objective
To develop participants capacity to conduct research on trade policy and facilitation issues.
Documentation
Presentation:

Monday, 21 September 2009: Revision of the Basics

Session 1: Introduction to Gravity Modelling
Ben Shepherd

Session 2: Estimating the Basic Gravity Model
Ben Shepherd

Tuesday, 22 September 2009: Advanced Gravity Modelling

Session 1: The Theoretical Gravity Model
Ben Shepherd

Session 3: Dealing with Endogeneity
Ben Shepherd

Wednesday, 23 September 2009: Advanced Gravity Modelling (con’t.) & Data for Gravity Modelling

Session 1: Dealing with Zero Trade Flows
Ben Shepherd

Session 4: Principal Components Analysis
Ben Shepherd

Trading Across Borders
Allen Dennis

Trade Facilitation Performance Indicators: What Gets
Measured, Gets Managed

Monica Alina Mustra

Complementarities LPI/DB
Monica Alina Mustra

Tools for Trade and Trade Policy Analysis
Ravi A. Yatawara

World Trade Indicators 2008
Ravi A. Yatawara

Thursday, 24 September 2009: Complements to Standard Gravity Models

Session 1: Gravity Complements–Inverse Gravity
Ben Shepherd

Session 3: Gravity Complements–Firm-Level Data
Ben Shepherd

Friday, 25 September 2009: Gravity Modeling Process—From Research Design to Results

Session 2: Consolidation and Best Practice
Ben Shepherd
Participants
Programme
Reading list
Information note for participants
List of participants
Contact
Mr. Yann Duval
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Facilitation Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: duvaly@un.org

Last updated: 6 October 2009
 

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