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

21-25 September 2009
New Delhi, India
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
To develop participants capacity to conduct research on trade policy and facilitation issues.

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
Reading list
Information note for participants
List of participants
Mr. Yann Duval
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Facilitation Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 6 October 2009

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