Ministry of Villages Visit

On Wednesday, 2 November the Institute for International Trade had the pleasure of hosting a delegation from The Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Areas and Transmigration from Indonesia. This visit provided a valuable opportunity for us to learn more about the Ministry’s ambitious strategy for achieving local economic growth based on local produce, and […]

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IIT 2016 African Trade Training Program

This year’s course commenced October 17 in Cape Town with 23 participants. After an intensive 2 week training period covering 3 Modules, the officials sat for their first exam earlier this week in the Trade 5000 course.

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The WTO is important for the world, and good for Australia

“Time to admit that the WTO’s day is done” was the headline on a piece by Zoe McKenzie in this newspaper last week. Certainly, nobody would deny that progress in the Doha Round has so far been unsatisfactory and that there is more scepticism about trade liberalisation in many parts of the world than 25 […]

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Trade Agreements in a second-best world

The Institute for International Trade, together with the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide warmly invite alumni, colleagues and friends to a public lecture presented by Professor Iwan Azis. Iwan is Professor (adjunct) at Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, and Professor of Economics at the University of […]

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Photos from the Australasian Trade Workshop

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The skilled-labor wage premium: evidence, causes, and controversies

The third lecture in the Globalisation Public Lecture Series is The skilled-labor wage premium: evidence, causes, and controversies by Professor Jim Markusen from the University of Colorado, Boulder. REGISTER HERE Much has been written about increasing income inequality within both high and low-income countries.  Other phrases relating to this phenomenon are “the hollowing out of the […]

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The age of mega-regional trade deals: What is in for outsiders?

The second lecture in the Globalisation Public Lecture Series, jointly hosted with the EU Centre for Global Affairs, is The age of mega-regional trade deals: What’s in it for outsiders? by Dr Gabriel Felbermayr from the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, Germany. REGISTER HERE Around the world, countries are in the process of […]

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Frank Staehler: Attracting foreign direct investment: curse or blessing?

The first lecture in the Globalisation Public Lecture Series is Attracting foreign direct investment: curse or blessing? by Professor Frank Staehler from the University of Tübingen in Germany. REGISTER HERE Foreign direct investment (FDI) has been the main driving force of globalisation for a long time. FDI is undertaken by multinational firms, and the aggregate sales […]

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Globalisation Public Lecture Series

CIES are pleased to announce an upcoming lecture series on Globalisation: 1. Frank Staehler: Attracting foreign direct investment: curse or blessing? Thursday 10th March 2016 5:30pm – 6:30pm followed by drinks and canapés REGISTER HERE Read more about the talk and Frank Staehler here. 2. Gabriel Felbermayr: The age of mega-regional trade deals: What is […]

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ChAFTA Impact Study Released

The study looking at the impact of free trade with China has been led by the University of Adelaide’s Institute for International Trade. “This is an important document that will help to shape future thinking on the range of economic opportunities for South Australian business and government,” says Professor Christopher Findlay, Executive Dean of the […]

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