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On 31 March 2017 Professor Shandre Thangavelu, Director of the Centre for International Economic Studies and the Asian Growth Centre, shared his views on the US Trade Review of China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in this insightful interview with Channel NewsAsia.

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On Wednesday 15 March 2017, Professor Alan Winters continued his series of talks across Australia and gave a public seminar at the University of Melbourne. The seminar was organised in collaboration with the EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges in Melbourne.

Professor Winters’ presentation can be downloaded HERE. Listen to the public seminar podcast HERE.



Prof Alan Winters at the University of Melbourne


On 16 March Professor Winters delivered the annual Harcourt Lecture organised by the School of Economics at The University of Adelaide. Watch video of the lecture HERE.


From left to right: Prof Alan Winters, Prof Geoff Harcourt and Prof Gareth Myles, Head – School of Economics

The public events with Professor Alan Winters brought together guests from academia, government, business and the wider community across Australia. This series of talks and discussions provided a great forum for raising awareness and developing a better understanding of Brexit and the associated trade and policy implications for the UK, the EU and the world in the light of the most recent analysis and political developments.

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On Thursday 9 March 2017, Professor Richard Baldwin addressed a luncheon meeting in Adelaide of the Committee of Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). He also gave a public lecture that evening at The University of Adelaide.

Professor Baldwin’s luncheon presentation can be downloaded HERE and the public lecture presentation can be downloaded HERE. Additional slides used during the Q&A session can be downloaded HERE.


Mr Hamilton Calder, CEDA State Director, South Australia and the Northern Territory


Ms Jane Drake-Brockman and Prof Richard Baldwin


Prof Richard Baldwin at the University of Adelaide


Prof Kym Anderson (left) and Prof Richard Baldwin (right)


Professor Baldwin also gave a public seminar at the Melbourne Business School on 10 March, organised in collaboration with the EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges in Melbourne. Following that he also participated in an informal discussion and made a presentation at Grattan Institute.

Listen to the public seminar podcast HERE and watch the video HERE.


Prof Richard Baldwin at the Melbourne Business School


From left to right: Ms Jane Drake-Brockman – Director, EU Centre for Global Affars, University of Adelaide, Prof Richard Baldwin, Professor W Max Corden – Emeritus Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins University, Ms Marian Schoen – Executive Director, Melbourne EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges and Mr Jim Minifie – Productivity Growth Program Director, Grattan Institute


Prof Richard Baldwin at Grattan Institute

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Sydney Professor Richard Baldwin made a presentation on Globalisation in Sydney on the evening of 6 March 2017 at an event organised in collaboration with the Australian Services Roundtable. Professor Baldwin’s presentation can be downloaded HERE. Additional slides used during the Q&A session can be downloaded HERE. Prof Richard Baldwin (left) and Dr Tim Harcourt, The Airport Economist […]

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On 21 February 2017 the Institute for International Trade and the Centre for International Economic Studies jointly hosted a public presentation and panel discussion on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Attended by 50 guests from the academic, government and business sectors, this highly topical session was led by Professor Christopher Findlay and featured presentations and discussions with internationally recognised experts Professor Kimura and Professor Urata. […]

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On 22 March 2017 The University of Adelaide’s Institute for International Trade and Interdisciplinary Blockchain Community of Practice hosted an event on blockchain technology featuring guest speakers Sophie Gilder from the CBA, Marcus Lojszczyk and Luke Rivett of PriceWaterhouseCoopers and The Honourable David Ridgway. Following presentations on their exciting applications of this transformational technology, speakers engaged in an interactive […]

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Dr Arne Klau, a Visiting WTO Fellow at the Institute for International Trade recently authored a research paper on the effects of the tariffs on mosquito nets and the repercussions these tariffs have on human lives. Click HERE to view the article. Click HERE to learn more about our visiting fellows.

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The University of Adelaide’s Institute for International Trade, in collaboration with the Australia Indonesia Business Council, invite you to attend a presentation and discussion panel on Date: Tuesday, 9th May 2017 Venue: National Wine Centre, Corner of North Terrace and Hackney Road, Adelaide Time: 7.30am for an 8am start, with breakfast and discussion concluding at 9.30am Please […]

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“A major milestone for the global trading system was reached on 22 February 2017 when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21 year history of the World Trade Organisation entered into force. In receiving four more ratifications for the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the WTO has obtained the two-thirds acceptance of the agreement from […]

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In a reference to a recent article, published in Al-Ahram, visiting fellow at the Institute for International Trade, Arne Klau, outlines what trade policies the world can expect from the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. Click HERE for the full article

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