BRIDGES weekly provides a broad range of actors in ongoing dialogue about trade and sustainable development with a wide network of governmental, non-governmental and inter-governmental partners.
Source for extensive research papers and database on trades and economy from Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (Institute for Research on the International Economy) Follow this link to go to the website.
Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics
Click here to access The Terms of Trade and Other Wonders Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics by Alan Deardorff of the University of Michigan. Besides terms, it includes interactive graphs, list of related concepts, and the origins of various terms.
Global Economics Research Strand
In an increasingly multi-polar world, the Global Economics Research Strand - directed by Professor Bernard Hoekman – contributes policy oriented research for a better understanding of the need for – and design of – multilateral economic cooperation. Get an overview of upcoming relevant events, news and publications on GlobEco Nexus.
Global Trade Alert
Global Trade Alert - coordinated by the Centre for Economic Policy Research - provides information in real time on state measures taken during the current global economic downturn that are likely to discriminate against foreign commerce. GTA database collects over 3000 measures implemented since November 2008 and allows for advanced and personalized search.
IDRC Toolkit for researchers
IDRC offers practical tools for people who do research in or teach environmental economics. Click here to access the toolkit for researchers page.
ITC Trade and FDI Statistics
A portal to Trade Map, which provides users with indicators on export performance, international demand, alternative markets and the role of competitors covering 220 countries and territories and 5300 products of the Harmonized System. Trade data is also available at the tariff line level for more than 150 countries and on a quarterly and monthly basis for more than 90 countries. Click here for the link.
Website of Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Click here for the link
TIS Gateway - TIS Gateway offers classified and annotated list of selected online information sources on trade and investment, with particular focus on Asia and the Pacific region. It is intended to serve as a quick and friendly doorstep to the great wealth of online sources of information on trade and investment. It aims to be a tool for policy makers, traders and researchers in the region.
Tools for Agricultural Trade Analysis: ATPSM and AMAD
ATPSM (Agriculture Trade Policy Simulation Model) is a trade policy simulation model. It can be used as a tool for quantifying economic effects at the global and regional level of changes in trade policies. The user specifies a specific change in trade policy such as a tariff reduction and the model simulates the new prices and trade flows and calculates welfare effects. ATPSM is typically to analyse data from AMAD (Agricultural Market Access Database).
Trade Knowledge Network, TKN
Is a global collaboration of research institutions across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas working on issues of trade, investment and sustainable development. Click here for the link.
Brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of user through a single entry point. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN system.
UNCTAD Virtual Institute
UNCTAD VI - is a knowledge sharing programme designed to strengthen the capacity of academic institutions to teach and research trade issues.
WITS (The World Integrated Trade Solution)
Developed by the World Bank, in close collaboration with various International Organizations including United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), International Trade Center (ITC), United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD) and World Trade Organization (WTO), WITS is a software that gives you access to major international trade, tariff and non-tariff data compilation
WTO Trade Policy Review
Surveillance of national trade policies is a fundamentally important activity running throughout the work of the WTO. At the centre of this work is the Trade Policy Review Mechanism (TPRM). Link for the website can be accessed here.