Capacity Building Workshop for Trade Research "Trade Flows and Trade Policy Analysis"

7 Oct 2013 to 11 Oct 2013
Dhaka, Bangladesh

In responding to national demand, this Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) workshop will focus on developing research skills of researchers and policy-makers of Bangladesh for effective trade-policy analysis. Arranged in collaboration with the WTO and Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI), the workshop will cover essential approaches to trade analysis including analyzing trade flows and quantifying trade policy. Core trade models such as the gravity model will be introduced and analytical software packages will be presented through hands on training sessions. In addition, participants will be invited to discuss their individual research projects and will get feedback on how they can be strengthened to incorporate the new techniques and approaches that the course will impart.