Should the WTO Require Free Trade Agreements to Eliminate Internal Tariffs?

By Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University), Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon), and Halis M. Yildiz (Ryerson University)

At a time when multilateral trade liberalization at the World Trade Organization (WTO) seems to have come to a grinding halt, preferential trade agreements (PTAs) appear to be the only game in town for countries interested in undertaking international trade liberalization.… read more ...

Funding Opportunity: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Value:

Researcher unit costs which covers 100% of eligible costs, for up to 24 months
Living allowance: €4,880
Mobility allowance: €600
Family Allowance: €500
Research, training and networking costs: €800
Management and indirect costs: €650

Eligibility: At the time of the proposal submission, eligible candidates hold a doctoral degree (PhD) or have carried out at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.… read more ...

Funding Opportunity: Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)

Small Grants programme

Value: N/A (only Directly incurred costs and Directly Allocated costs for support and administrative staff)

Eligiblity:

  • Delivery must take place in English schools/settings
  • Project must be in state schools/colleges (a couple of exceptions: PVIs allowed for early years, training providers for post-16)
  • Approach must be focused on 3-16 year olds, or on English/Maths resits for 16-18 year-olds
  • Applicant must recognise the importance of the independent evaluation and be open to altering their project plan (e.g.
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China’s engagement with the African continent: Oxford, 19–21 March 2020

A special event just before next year’s annual conference of Oxford University’s Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) will focus on China–Africa economic and development relationships.A special event just before next year’s annual conference of Oxford University’s Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) will focus on China–Africa economic and development relationships.… read more ...

GCRF Sustainable energy and international development: beyond technology

On behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), ESRC, NERC and Innovate UK are pleased to invite applications for the ‘UKRI-GCRF Sustainable Energy and International Development: Beyond Technology’ call. Funding has been allocated from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), which is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge research and innovation which addresses the problems faced by developing countries.… read more ...

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI): Senior Economist – Environmental Economics

Application Deadline: 03 May 2019

Senior Economist – Environmental Economics

REF: IRC240021

SALARY: £36,812 – £40,473 (under review)

DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)

LOCATION: AFBI Headquarters, Newforge Lane, Belfast

This position offers the opportunity to join a well-established and multidisciplinary team and to provide a leadership role in the development of research programmes in environmental economics.… read more ...