AAAE - Modelling the Impact of Trade Supports and Progressive Trade Agreements: Findings from Global Affairs Canada’s Economic Research on International Trade

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Friday 25 May 2018, 12:00 - 13:45

 

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Modelling the Impact of Trade Supports and Progressive Trade Agreements: Findings from Global Affairs Canada’s Economic Research on International Trade

WHAT: This presentation will highlight recent research conducted by the Office of the Chief Economist at Global Affairs Canada (GAC). Ms. Paquet will share the results of analysis using firm-level data to measure the impact of the Trade Commissioner Service on exporter performance. The Chief Economist will also discuss GAC’s research on a progressive trade agenda, including ex ante and ex post economic impact assessment of trade agreements, modelling labour market and environmental effects of trade agreements, and gender analysis.

WHO: Marie-France Paquet, Chief Economist and Director General, Trade Analysis Bureau, Global Affairs Canada

Ms. Paquet took on the role of Chief Economist and Director General, Trade Analysis Bureau, at Global Affairs Canada in September 2017. As Chief Economist, she leads a team of analysts in reporting and advising on international trade, investment and economic issues. The team undertakes trade and economic research and analysis such as economic and gender impact of trade agreements, the impact of Trade Commissioner Services on Canadian exporter performance, or the impact of foreign direct investment on the economy. The team also monitors Canadian FDI performance in a global context, provides support for the Department’s FDI attraction and promotion function, and undertakes research on various FDI related issues in support of evidence-based policy making.

WHEN: Friday, May 25th, 2018, Noon to 1:45pm (Atlantic Standard Time)

WHERE: Bank of Canada Boardroom, Bank of Canada Regional Office, 13th Floor, 1701 Hollis St., (Founders Square), Halifax, Nova Scotia

CONFERENCE CALL: A teleconference call and videoconference options are available for those living outside of Halifax. The cost is the same as for in-person attendance.

COST: Members: $10, Non-Members: $20 (A light lunch will be provided)

REGISTRATION: Seating is limited and spaces will be reserved until we reach capacity. Visit the CABE Store to register for this event. You must register no later than 5pm Wednesday 25th May.    

Refunds cannot be provided for cancellations and individuals seeking to register after May 23rd will be charged a late registration fee of $20. Late registration can be made at the CABE store.