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Call For Papers - Research Grants Round 4

The TIISA Network is now offering Round 4 of Research Grants. These grants are between €500 - €5000 to support research in the field of trade and investment in services and which improves knowledge of or contributes to the process of European economic integration in services. Research outcomes are expected to be published in edited volumes and in peer-reviewed journals and disseminated to the broader public through the Jean Monnet TIISA Network Working Paper series

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TIISA Young Scholars Award - Round 3 Announcement

The Jean Monnet Network; Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) offers a Paper Award for a policy research paper on any topic related to International Trade and Investment in Services. Round 3 recipients of this award, received prize money along with the opportunity to present their paper during the TIISA 2021 PhD Workshop held in Orebro, Sweden. 

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Pacific Trade Agreement Opens Door for Travel Bubble and Rule of Law

Pacific Trade Opens door for travel bubble

Jim Redden; Director, Economic Development Services Ltd. Visiting Fellow, Institute for International Trade, Adelaide University and Peter Draper
Executive Director, Institute for International Trade, Adelaide University.
A ground-breaking trade agreement set to enter into force on December 13th (soon to be announced by Trade Minister Birmingham) could open the door for a regional travel corridor between Australia, New Zealand and most Pacific Island countries, while reinforcing the importance of a rules-based trade order in the region.

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Biden and Berlin: How Germany can help reset transatlantic relations

Biden and Berlin: How Germany can help reset transatlantic relations

Andreas Freytag, Professor and Chair of Economic Policy, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena and Visiting Professor with IIT. 
The election result in the United States (USA) is now certain. Despite the refusal of leading Republicans to recognize the election result and to congratulate the election winner, everything now speaks in favor of the next (and thus 46th) President of the USA being Joseph R. Biden, Jr. This means an experienced Washington insider will again sit in the Oval Office, marking a return to more typical pre-Trumpian forms of policy and diplomacy.

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Building more resilient global value chains

Shipping Yard

Ken Ash, Independent Consultant, IIT Visiting Fellow, and former OECD Director of Trade and Agriculture.
The COVID-19 pandemic emerged in a world characterized by high trade tensions and considerable inertia across the multilateral trading system. A number of countries were moving towards plurilateral, regional and bilateral trade arrangements, and some governments were already beginning to explore ways in which they might more actively shape domestic economic activity.

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What is the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies?

G20

The Institute for International Trade partnered with the Trade and Investment Research Network to deliver an informative webinar with our distinguished panel for a substantive discussion on the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies. ‘What is the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies?’ was the central question assessed by a panel of distinguished trade experts during this recent webinar.

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Post-Covid 19: Back to the past or the start of a greener future?

Climate Change

Mike Humphrey Senior Trade Advisor at the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide. 
As is the case with most governments world-wide, the Australian government’s concern regarding the recovery from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis has been how to reboot the domestic economy and international trade as rapidly as possible.

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TIISA 2020 Annual Conference

TIISA 2020 Conference

Co-hosted with University of International Business and Economics' China Institute for WTO Studies and the University of Adelaide's Institute for International Trade (IIT), TIISA hosted the 2020 Annual Conference & PhD Workshop. Working together, IIT and UIBE provided an accessible way for the Jean Monnet Network on Trade and Investment in Services Associates to come together as a research network to conduct an online annual conference format. Hybrid face to face and online options were made available. To view all webinars and presentations, click on read more.

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TIISA 2020 PhD Workshop: Trade & Investment in Services

2020 PhD Workshop.4

Leading services experts from across the globe, along with Post Graduate students worldwide came together in TIISA's 2020 first online PhD Workshop. Discussions and presentations in relation to the impact of "servicification". Day 1, Post Graduate students from Central University of Finance and Economics, China, Australian National University, The University of Adelaide took part . Day two saw the launch of "Online Teaching Masterclasses" lead by Professor Jane Drake-Brockman. To view all presentations click  'read more'.

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In Conversation with Europe - EU Diplomats visit Adelaide

Jean Monnet Chair, Richard Pomfret - panel discussion

On 21-23 October a group of twenty-two EU ambassadors and heads of mission came to Adelaide.  They visited various businesses in the state and met Premier Steven Marshall to discuss how to further expand European connections with South Australia. On the evening of Thursday 22 October, The Centre of Excellence
co-sponsored a public panel discussion in the University of Adelaide’s Elder Hall which was followed by a dinner at the National Wine Centre.

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