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April 2014

Launch Workshop

April 25, 2014
West Europe,
Geneva, Switzerland
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Download File “Agenda.doc” for information on the meeting Download File “Launch workshop presentations.rar” for presentations Download File “Participants of the launch workshop”

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May 2014

Trade in Unemployment

May 28, 2014
University of Lausanne,
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Authors: Céline CARRERE, Marco FUGAZZA, Marcelo OLARREAGA, and Fréderic ROBERT-NICOUD Presenter: Marcelo OLARREAGA Seminar: University of Lausanne Seminar Link Paper Link

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June 2014

Transport Infrastructure, Urbanization and Shipping Costs: An Analysis of the the effects of an exogenous transport cost reduction on regional development

June 6, 2014 - June 10, 2014
Middle East,
Dead Sea, Jordan
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Authors: Flávia CHEIN and Cristine PINTO Presenter: Flávia CHEIN Conference: 17th World Congress of the International Economic Association Paper link: See Paper

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Trade in Unemployment

June 15, 2014 - June 18, 2014
W. Europe,
Ascona, Switzerland
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Authors: Céline CARRERE, Marco FUGAZZA, Marcelo OLARREAGA, and Fréderic ROBERT-NICOUD Presenter: Marcelo OLARREAGA Conference: SNF-Singergia/CEPR Conference on Economic Inequality, Labor Markets and International Trade Conference link: Visit website Paper link: See PDF

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September 2014

Trade and Long-Term Unemployment: A Quantitative Assessment

September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014
USA,
Vanderbilt, United States
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Authors: Céline CARRERE, Anja GRUJOVIC, and Fréderic ROBERT-NICOUD Presenter: Anja GRUJOVIC Conference link: Click Here Paper link: Click Here

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October 2014

Trade and Labor Markets Outcomes in Developing Countries

October 21, 2014
UAE,
Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Authors: Nicolas DEPETRIS CHAUVIN Presenter: Nicolas DEPETRIS CHAUVIN Seminar: Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research

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November 2014

Trade in Unemployment

November 4, 2014
Europe,
Paris, France
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Authors: Céline CARRERE, Marco FUGAZZA, Marcelo OLARREAGA, and Fréderic ROBERT-NICOUD Presenter: Marcelo OLARREAGA Seminar: CEPII

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December 2014

WTO PUBLIC FORUM 2014: “Why trade matters to everyone”

December 1, 2014 - December 3, 2014
West Europe,
Geneva, Switzerland
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Session: Can trade benefit all? Presenter: Marcelo OLARREAGA Link to event Download Video/Audio of session

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Wage and Employment Gains from Exports: Evidence from Developing Countries

December 11, 2014
Europe,
Paris, France
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Authors: Irene BRAMBILLA, Nicolas DEPETRIS CHAUVIN, and Guido PORTO Presenter: Nicolas DEPETRIS CHAUVIN Seminar: CEPII

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January 2015

The Latin America and the Caribbean (LCR) Economics Seminar Series

January 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
World Bank,
1818 H Street
Washington, DC 20005
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Marcelo Olarreaga presented his paper "Trade in Unemployment"

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June 2015

Globalization, Working Conditions and Health

June 25, 2015 - June 27, 2015
Bordeaux,
France
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The conference in Bordeaux aims at gathering together researchers from different fields to discuss these topics. Sessions will be organized according to selected themes and on the basis of papers submitted. Sessions will be held during June 25th and 26th. We invite you to submit papers dealing with any aspect of globalization impacts, health and working conditions. We welcome submissions in the fields of international trade, labor economics, health and industrial economics including but not limited to: Ageing at work:…

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July 2015

Bolivian Workshop on “Trade and Labor Markets Informality”

July 3, 2015
South America,
La Paz, Bolivia
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REPORT On July 3, the workshop, "Informal Work and Trade" was held in the city of La Paz, Bolivia. The event was honored with the presence of several current and former high-level officials, including five former ministers, two former presidents of the Central Bank, vice-ministers and the Swiss Ambassador to Bolivia. Other participants included researchers and university professors together with the university’s elected representatives. The workshop was with the support of the Fond National Suisse, Université de Genève, the School…

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September 2015

Joint Policy Forum with ILO

September 2, 2015
West Europe,
Geneva, Switzerland
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This one‐day symposium will address how the economic forces of globalization, particularly international trade, can lead to better employment outcomes in developing countries. Globalization is often presumed to be a powerful driver of economic growth and job creation. For this reason, governments have been contemplating a broader role for international trade and investment in the Post‐2015 Development Agenda. Important global fora such as the G20, whose members account for around 75% of world trade, are calling for domestic actions to…

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DEGIT XX

September 3, 2015 - September 4, 2015
West Europe,
Geneva, Switzerland
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Eight papers of the R4D "Trade and Labor Market Outcomes in Developing Countries" project were selected to be presented at the “Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade – DEGIT XX” Conference. The Full Program of the Event can be access in the website http://www.unige.ch/degit/

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February 2016

African Regional Workshop on Trade and Labor Market Outcomes

February 27, 2016
East Africa,
Nairobi, Kenya
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Conference on ‘Trade, Labour Reforms and Employment: Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa,’ on 27 February, Nairobi, Kenya, 2016. The Conference on Trade, Labour Reforms and Employment was hosted by the Institute for Research and Economic Development (IRED) on 27th February 2016 at the intercontinental hotel in Nairobi. An event which was funded by R4D Research project on trade and labour Market Outcomes in Developing countries and the Swiss Programme for Research on Global issues for Development, brought together 25 participants comprising…

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July 2016

Brazil Workshop on Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries

July 6, 2016 - July 8, 2016

São Paulo School of Economics (EESP-FGV) and the Swiss Program for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d) are pleased to invite submissions for the Workshop on Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries. The objective is to discuss recent theoretical developments and empirical applications on the intersection between trade and labor issues: impacts of effective labor market reform on trade, effects of trade reforms on labor market outcomes, causes and consequences of trade on skill development, export promotion and…

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1st Stage Final Workshop in São Paulo

July 6, 2016 - July 8, 2016
São Paulo School of Economics,
São Paulo , Brazil
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The Trade and Labor Market Outcomes in Developing Countries: 1st Stage Final Workshop was hosted by the São Paulo School of Economics (EESP-FGV), in São Paulo, Brazil from July 6 to 8, 2016. The gathering was to discuss recent theoretical developments and empirical applications on the intersection between trade and labor issues: impacts of effective labor market reform on trade, effects of trade reforms on labor market outcomes, causes and consequences of trade on skill development, export promotion and labor…

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Empleo y Comerio Exterior (Presentation on Employment and Foreign Trade)

July 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

On July 26, 2016,  R4D researchers made a presentation at the University of San Andrés on the theme, “Empleo y Comercio Exterior” (Employment and Foreign Trade). The working papers were produced by Ciess-Econométrica in partnership with the Economics Department of the University.  Among the papers were some sponsored by the R4D project. They included: Firm migration to informality and trade openness in developing countries, and Dutch Disease and the labor market in Bolivia The event attracted approximately 450 participants, including the Rector and Vice Rector of the University…

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October 2016

VII Bolivian Conference On Development Economics

October 31, 2016

Two papers from the R4D project were presented: Gomez Erick 2016, The Impact of the External Boom in a Context of Labor and Wage Policy in Bolivia. Gonzales Rodrigo 2016, External Shocks Dutch Disease and Informality in Bolivia

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