WTO/ESCAP 10th ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop for Trade Research: “Empirical Methods in Trade: Analyzing Trade Costs and Trade Facilitation”

Date: 
15 Jun 2015 to 19 Jun 2015
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

This workshop focuses on the use of applied empirical methods in analyzing trade costs and trade facilitation. This hands-on workshop will provide a review of how applied econometrics, gravity models,
and existing databases such as the ESCAP-World Bank Trade costs and World Bank Enterprise Surveys databases can be used in research related to trade costs and trade facilitation. Participants in this
training will learn how to apply empirical tools to answer research and policy questions related to trade facilitation through practical exercises as well as presentations of their
research proposals.

Deadline for submission of applications: 24 April 2015