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  • The Role of Internet for Globalisation

    Venue: Hotel Silken Berlaymont, Blvd Charlemagne 11-19, Brussels
    Speakers: Roderick Abbott, Charles E. Crouch, Cornelia Kutterer, Ewa Synowiec, Gernot Pehnelt and Fredrik Erixon
    Time: 09:00

    Globalisation is often portrayed in the language of economics. Explanations of global economic integration in the last decades – a period when economic integration has been stronger than ever in economic history – often point to the increased use of comparative advantages. The seminar will be based on a new ECIPE studies examining policies that enable a stronger effect of internet services on globalisation.

  • Lunch seminar: Has Globalisation Reduced Inflation in Europe?

    Venue: ECIPE, Rue Belliard 4-6, Brussels
    Speakers: Gernot Pehnelt,Research Associate at ECIPE and an associated scholar at the Friedrich-Schiller-University
    Time: 11:30

    Two of the most remarkable trends in the last two decades have been the considerable slow down in inflation rates and the increasing globalisation. We know that these two trends have been correlated, but exactly how has globalisation affected inflation? At this seminar Gernot Pehnelt will present his forthcoming paper on globalisation and inflation. Gernot Pehnelt is a Research Associate at ECIPE and an associated scholar at the Friedrich-Schiller-University

  • Lunch seminar: Whither EU-Israeli Economic and Trade Relations?

    Venue: Rue Belliard 4-6 – 1040 Brussels – 7th Floor
    Speakers: Lior Herman
    Time: 11:30

    EU and Israel are negotiating a new cooperation agreement, but negotiations have not yielded any substantial result. In what direction are EU-Israeli trade relations moving, fundamentally and politically, and what are the prospects for increased trade integration? Lior Herman, a Research Associate at ECIPE and a visiting lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will present his recent research on EU and Israeli trade policy.

  • Conference: Stepping into Asia’s Growing Markets

    Venue: Hotel Silken Berlaymont -Brussels, Belgium
    Speakers: Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, Director, EU Commission, DG Trade, Guy de Jonquières, former Asia and World Trade Editor of the Financial Times, Yin Zonghua, People’s Republic of China to the European Union, Professor Patrick Messerlin, Sciences Po, Dr Razeen Sally, Director, ECIPE and Dr Claude Barfield, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute.
    Time: 08:00

    With Asia’s rise in the world economy commercial ties between Asia and the EU have dramatically increased over the last decades. The EU has launched a new strategy towards Asia focused on gaining better access to Asian markets and promoting its commercial interests. ECIPE’s conference is a first stock-taking of the EU’s policy trends and discussions on how to best move forward in the near future.

  • WTO Public Forum

    Venue: WTO headquarters in Geneva — Centre William Rappard
    Speakers: Fredrik ErixonnRazeen SallynRengang HuangnPatrick MesserlinnRoderick Abbott
    Time: 12:15

    Venue: Brussels, Hotel Silken Berlaymont , Boulevard Charlemagne 11–19
    Speakers: Peter BalasnEwa BjörlingnFredrik ErixonnBrian HindleynHenrik IsaksonnLena JohanssonnPeter KleennJohan KrafftnPatrick MesserlinnCliff StevensonnHylke VandenbusschenEdwin Vermulst
    Time: 11:30

    The European economy has changed profile in the last decades. Globalisation has enabled firms in Europe – and all across the world – to enhance its production structure by breaking up the supply chain. Trade and sourced production are integral parts of the entire chain of production. We are trading in tasks rather than in finished goods.

  • Facing the Challenges of Globalization – Electorate’s Responses in France and Sweden

    Venue: ECIPE, Brussels
    Speakers: Maria RankkanZaki Laïdi
    Time: 10:00

    Globalization has put pressure on European governments to reform their economies. Yet change has been slow. Unemployment has been at unsustainable levels for decades. Sweden and France have recently changed governments and signalled a new direction for policy.

  • Summer reception

    Venue: ECIPE, Rue de Luxembourg 3, Ground Floor
    Speakers: Alan Beattie
    Time: 15:00

    The summer has arrived to Brussels – and ECIPE has just celebrated its first six months of existence. It would be a great pleasure for us to have you and other friends – old, new and future friends – at our Summer Reception to celebrate the arrival of summer (and of us...).

  • EU-Africa Trade Relations: Why so Difficult?

    Venue: ECIPE, Brussels
    Speakers: Peter Draper
    Time: 10:00

    In a new Jan Tumlir Policy Essay Peter Draper, a Senior Fellow of ECIPE and a Research Fellow of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), unfolds the current EPA negotiation process with clarity and subtlety.

  • ECIPE Book Forum: Good Faith in the Jurisprudence of the WTO

    Venue: ECIPE, Brussels
    Speakers: Dr. Marion PanizzonnRoderick Abbott
    Time: 08:45

    In a new book Dr. Marion Panizzon of the World Trade Institute in Bern analyses the case law of WTO dispute settlement practice to get a closer picture of the concepts of "good faith" in WTO jurisprudence.