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ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop for Trade Research:
Gravity Modelling

Date
23-27 August 2010
Venue
Bogor, Indonesia
Organizer
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
Objective
To develop participants capacity to use gravity modelling tools to conduct research on trade policy and facilitation issues.
Documentation
Presentation:

Monday, 23 August 2010: The "Traditional" Gravity Model

Session 1: Introduction to Gravity Modeling
Ben Shepherd, Principal, Developing Trade
Consultants Ltd.


Session 2: Estimating the Basic Gravity Model
Ben Shepherd

Tuesday, 24 August 2010: The “New” Gravity Model

Session 1: The Theoretical Gravity Model
Ben Shepherd

Session 2: Fixed and Random Effects Estimation
Ben Shepherd

Wednesday, 25 August 2010: Extensions to the Gravity Model

Session 1: Barriers to Trade in Services in India
Prabir De, Research and Information System for
Developing Countries, India


Session 2: Behind-the-Border Trade Facilitation in
Asia-Pacific: Cost of Trade, Credit Information,
Contract Enforcement and Regulatory Coherence

Yann Duval, Trade and Investment Division,
UNESCAP


Session 3: Indonesian Interprovincial Trade:
What can be Revealed from a Gravity Modeling?

Amalia A. Widyasanti, Deputy Director of Trade,
Ministry of National Development Planning,
Indonesia


Thursday, 26 August 2010: Advanced Gravity Modeling

Session 1: Export Diversification and Gravity
Ben Shepherd

Session 3: Dealing with Reverse Causality
Ben Shepherd

Friday, 27 August 2010: Best Practice Gravity Modeling

Session 1: Measuring Trade Costs using Inverse
Gravity

Ben Shepherd

Session 2: Consolidation and Best Practice
Ben Shepherd

Participants
Programme
Information note for participants
List of participants

Reading lists
Contact
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: mikic@un.org

Last updated: 3 September 2010
 

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