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Enhancing the Contribution of Preferential Trade Agreements to Inclusive and Equitable Trade in the Caribbean

8 Jun 2016 | Course


Idioma del curso English
Face-to-face course


8:30 am        ​Registration

9:00 am        Welcome Address

  • Dr Damien King (Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of Economics)
  • Mr Andrea Pellandra (Economic Affairs Officer, ECLAC Santiago)

9:15 am        ​Empirical Evidence of the Social and Income Distribution Effects of trade Policy: Transmission Channels and Case Studies

  • Mr Andrea Pellandra (Economic Affairs Officer, ECLAC Santiago)

9:45 am        Discussion

10:00 am        An Assessment of the Performance of CARICOM Extra-regional Trade Agreements

  • Mr Sheldon McLean (ECLAC Subregional Office for the Caribbean, Port-of-Spain)

10:30 am        Discussion

10:45 am        Coffee Break

11:15 am        Trade Liberalization in Jamaica

  • Dr Marie Freckleton (Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics)

11:45 am         Discussion

12:00 noon     Round Table: Ideas for Research Agenda on the Social Effects of Trade Policy in Jamaica