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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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Haifa Messaoudi participated to a training on Quantitative Analysis of Trade Policies

Haifa Messaoudi, Junior Fellow at WTO Chair-TBS, completed a training on Quantitative Analysis of Trade Policies, March 27-31 in Dakar, Senegal. The training was organized by The African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP)/the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.   http://www.uneca.org/stories/idep-builds-capacity-25-african-policymakers-design-international-trade-policies

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TBS has a new partner

TBS is now part of the Euro-Meditterranean Network of Economic Studies as a partner. http://emnes.org/partners/ Leila Baghdadi, WTO Chair Holder at TBS, is part of the EMNES Associate Committee.http://emnes.org/about-us/associate-committee/

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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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