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Empirical Investigations in Services Trade Third Biennial Conference

9 July 2018 – 10 July 2018 all-day Europe/Rome Timezone
Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia
Via Giovanni Boccaccio
121, 50133 Firenze FI
Naïs Ralaison

Call for Papers (closed)

Organised by: Trade Policy Research Network, CEPR | Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence | TEDU-Trade Research Center, Ankara | World Trade Institute, Bern

We invite submissions of papers and expressions of interest in attending the Third Empirical Investigations in Services Trade (EIST) conference. The meeting will take place on July 9-10 in Florence, Italy, hosted by the Global Governance Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute. The theme of the conference is economic analysis of trade and investment in services. We welcome submissions related to any aspect of international trade and investment in services, including empirical analyses of sectoral policy and regulation, trade and investment agreements, labor market adjustment and trade or investment in services, the role of services in value chains and offshoring and analysis using firm-level data.
Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered for one author of accepted papers. The meeting is open to attendees who are not presenting papers, subject to space constraints. Participants who are interested in attending must fund their own travel expenses as only limited funding is available.

The Call for Papers is now closed. 

Conference Format:

The programme includes 13 papers, with one hour per paper devoted to presentation, discussant remarks, and open discussion. Time allocation for each paper’s presentation should be approximately as follows: 40 minutes for the author, 10 minutes for discussant and 10 minutes Q&A.  

The programme of the conference is available here

The Scientific Committee

Nazire Nergiz Dinçer, TEDU
Matteo Fiorini, EUI
Joseph Francois, University of Bern & CEPR
Bernard Hoekman, EUI & CEPR
Ayça Tekin-Koru, TEDU