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UKTPO Third Annual Conference: World Trade Policy: Back to the Future?

UKTPO Third Annual Conference: World Trade Policy: Back to the Future?

Date: Tues 15 September 2020 – Weds 16 September 2020

This will be a virtual event via Zoom – register here


There will be 5 presentations and a roundtable over the course of the two afternoons. Each session will end with Q&As.

Tuesday 15 September 2-5pm GMT+1
“Tariff reversals and firm exports”
Professor Facundo Albornoz Crespo, University of Nottingham

“Dynamic benchmarking: foundation for a new generation of Trade, Environment and Climate Agreements?”
Dr Emily Lydgate, University of Sussex and UKTPO

Chatham House Special Session “Trade and Climate Change in the context of COP26”
Chair: Creon Butler, Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme, Chatham House

Wednesday 16 September 2-5pm GMT+1
“Impact of Brexit Uncertainty on UK trade after the Referendum”
Professor Michael Gasiorek, University of Sussex and UKTPO

“The political economy of protection in GVCs: Evidence from Chinese micro data”
Professor Anna Maria Mayda, Georgetown University

Roundtable Discussion: “Trade and Economic Cohesion after Brexit”
Chair: Professor L. Alan Winters, CB, Director, UKTPO, University of Sussex

  • Dr Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Professor Anand Menon, King’s College London
  • Professor Graeme Roy, University of Strathclyde and Fraser of Allander Institute
  • Dr Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics

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