Call for PhD and Post Doc Funding

The governments of South Africa and Tunisia recently launched a bilateral research project under the auspices of the ‘South Africa-Tunisia Science and Technology Collaboration’ initiative. The research project is aimed at identifying realistic and sustainable export opportunities between the two countries, with a specific focus on SME (small and medium enterprise) exporters. Following an extensive […]

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Kick-off a three-year project with the WTO Chair at North West University in South Africa

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The WTO Chair at ESSECT University of Tunis kicks off a three-year project with the WTO Chair at North-West University in South Africa. 2-4 December. North-West University. Potchefstroom Campus.

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Insaf Guedidi participated to “Les Journées de l’economie” in France.

Insaf Guedidi participated to “Les Journées de l’economie” in Lyon (France) and she represented ESSEC-University of Tunis.    

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Insaf Guedidi presented her research on global value chains and trade facilitation during the UNCTAD Summer School

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Insaf Guedidi, a Ph.D. student and WCP-Université de Tunis Junior Fellow, was in Geneva to present her research “A GVC perspective of Trade Facilitation: Same impact on sectors and regions?” during UNCTAD Summer School 2019 in the UN office. Very fruitful discussions about trade and development were going on under the theme of ” The crisis of Multilateralism: Is […]

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Trade Workshop

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3rd MENA Trade Workshop

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Presentation of a research project at the Tunisian National School of Administration (ENA)

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Presentation of a research project conducted by WTO Chair members “Impact of NTMs on ​SMEs​ in Tunisia​” at the Tunisian National School of Administration (ENA) on March 23rd​, 2018​. Leila Baghdadi, WTO Chair holder, presented the study as well as some policy recommendations. Thanks to Dr. Smeets, from the ITTC/WTO, for inviting the WTO Chair […]

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Organization of the 4th Trade Policy Course

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4th Trade Policy Course at TBS was organized during May 11/12/13​, 2018​: Dr. Hendrik Kruse from Gottingen University gave an intensive course on advanced gravity models using STATA for junior (master and PhD students) and senior researchers.     Program: 1) Basic introduction to the idea of Gravity 2) Micro-foundations (Anderson and van Wincoop 2003) and the role […]

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4th MENA Trade Workshop 2018

The 4th MENA Trade workshop will take place on March 21-22, 2018 in Beit El Hikma, Carthage, Tunisia and it will conclude with two policy round tables in presence of leading researchers, policy makers and NGOs leaders. The workshop is organized by the World Trade Organization Chair at Tunis Business School, University of Tunis in […]

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Leila Baghdadi is nominated to the Council of Economic Analysis

Leila Baghdadi, WTO Chair Holder at Tunis Business School, has been nominated as a member of the Council of Economic Analysis.     For more information click here.     

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