Trade and Development


Sharing frontier research in international trade and development

The seminars will take place online on Mondays at 4 PM CET / 3 PM GMT / 10 AM ET and last for one hour and fifteen minutes including questions. To attend, please register below.

Schedule - Spring 2021

01 Mar. 2021

Stephen Redding

Princeton University

International Friends and Enemies

joint with Benny Kleinman and Ernest Liu

15 Mar. 2021*

Kalina Manova

University College London

Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks

joint with Hanwei Huang and Frank Pisch

29 Mar. 2021

Laura Alfaro

Harvard Business School

Currency Hedging in Emerging Markets: Managing Cash Flow Exposure

joint with Mauricio Calani and Liliana Varela

12 Apr. 2021

Gene Grossman

Princeton University



10 May 2021

Paola Conconi

Université Libre de Bruxelles

To Be Announced



31 May 2021

Nathan Nunn

Harvard University



* On 15 Mar. 2021, the seminar will take place at 4PM (CET), 3PM (GMT), 11AM (EST).



Please register here for the events. You will receive the Zoom link to join the seminars as a participant once your registration has been approved. 

Please note that this is an academic seminar series. Given the possible wider interests of the presentations, all seminars will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel. To follow our events live, click on Live Streaming on the top menu. 


Organisers of the Current Edition

GTDW Scientific Committee


The Geneva Trade and Development Workshop (GTDW) is a joint seminar series of the Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM), the Graduate Institute in Geneva (IHEID), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). After twelve years of running as an on-site seminar, we are joining forces with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) to bring the GTDW online, with the aim of sharing frontier research in international trade and development.


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