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Release of Working Paper

Risk Aversion, Environmental Regulation and Cournot Competition on Electricity Wholesale Market     By Houeida Hedfi, Abdessalem Abbassi and Ahlem Dakhlaoui     Abstract: This paper analyses the effect of green energy promotion policies in a decentralized power industry. We develop a Cournot duopolistic competition between risk-adverse operators each detaining polluting and clean technologies. We show […]

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Call for PhD funding

Context   In 2014, Tunis Business School was selected for the WTO Chair Programme (WCP). The WCP is designed to assist the University of Tunis in providing students with a deeper understanding of trade policy issues, as well as to strengthen Tunisia’s participation in international trade. It lasts 4 years. The objectives of this project […]

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3rd MENA Trade Workshop: Call for papers

The 3rd MENA Trade Workshop on “Firms and Trade Policies” is organized by the World Trade Organization Chair at Tunis Business School partnership with the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University, University of Tunis, World Trade Organization and the Trade Practice at the World Bank. It aims to bring together leading researchers from around […]

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Tunis Business School was on the spot during Tunisia 2020 thanks to the WTO Chairs Programme

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo visited Tunisia on 29 and 30 November to hold meetings with Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, Minister of Trade Zied Ladhari and Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui. As part of his visit, he also participated in the “Tunisia 2020 conference”, where he discussed the role of trade and the WTO in […]

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Release of Working Papers

  Abbassi A., Dakhlaoui A. and Tamini L.D. (2016). Quantity Formulation vs. Price Formulation and Assessment of the Minimum Price Policy in the Tunisian Dairy Sector   Abstract: The objectives of this article are to develop a partial equilibrium model for a dairy sector according to two approaches—“Quantity Formulation” and “Price Formulation”—and to show their equivalence […]

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Call for PhD funding

WTO Chair at Tunis Business School_Callfor funding WTO Chair at Tunis Business School: Call for PhD funding In 2014, Tunis Business School was selected for the WTO Chair Programme (WCP). The WCP is designed to assist the University of Tunis in providing students with a deeper understanding of trade policy issues, as well as to […]

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“Political connections and tariff evasion: Evidence from Tunisia”, a World Bank report co-authored by the WTO Chair Holder on the news

“Political connections and tariff evasion: Evidence from Tunisia” co-authored by Leila Baghdadi, WTO Chair Holder at TBS, Bob Rijkers and Gael Raballand from the World Bank was featured in various local newspapers last week (TAP, Réalités, Maghreb, La Presse, etc), in local radios (Express Fm, Mosaique FM, Radio Culturelle, etc) and in several international newspapers […]

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TBS has just become the first tunisian university member of the Virtual Institute

Tunis Business School (TBS), part of the University of Tunis, has just become a member of the Virtual Institute, thus expanding Vi membership to 117 academic institutions in 58 countries.  TBS is the first Tunisian University to be part of the prestigious VI Network. The idea of Vi membership gradually took shape since the participation of TBS’s […]

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The final Program of the 1st MENA Trade Workshop is now available

The detailed program of the 1st MENA Trade Workshop is now available.   To download the program click here.   For more information about the Workshop click here.  

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1st MENA Trade Workshop

This workshop is organized by the World Trade Organization Chair at Tunis Business School in partnership with the University of Tunis, World Trade Organization and the Trade Practice at the World Bank. It aims to bring together leading researchers from around the world, young researchers and PhD students in particular from the MENA region.   […]

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