Organizers: Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia, Italy), Dragan Miljkovic (North Dakota State University, USA), and Emanuele Ferrari (European Commission, Spain)

The International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium gratefully acknowledges the continuing support of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the USDA Economic Research Service, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, and the USDA Office of Chief Economist.

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Plenary Presentations Around the Theme: “Trading for Good – Agricultural Trade in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: Synergies, Obstacles and Possible Solutions”
Organizers: Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia, Italy), Dragan Miljkovic (North Dakota State University, USA), and Emanuele Ferrari (European Commission, Spain)

Plenary Session 1
Chair:  Fabio Saneteramo (University of Foggia)

  • Food, Climate, Trade: Global Challenges and their Implications in the Food Policy Debate
    Tassos Haniotis (AGRI – European Commission)
  • The Good and the Bad: Agricultural Trade and Climate Change
    Timothy Searchinger (Princeton University)

Plenary Session 2
Chair: Koen Mondelaers (European Commission)

Lee Ann Jackson (World Trade Organization)

Joseph Wozniak (International Trade Centre)

Borja Lafuente Sanz (Danone)

Plenary Session 3
Chair:  Genovese Giampiero (European Commission)

  • Adaptation and Mitigation Proposals: Legal Challenges
    Michael Obersteiner (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis)

Non-Theme Presentations
Organizer: Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia, Italy)

Session 1 – Trade Measures
Chair/Discussant:  Ian Sheldon (Ohio State University)

  • New Estimates on the Trade Impacts of SPS Measures: Evidence from Specific Trade Concerns
    Jason Grant (Virginia Tech)
  • On the Trade Effects of SPS and RTAs
    Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia)
  • Retaliatory Use of Public Standards in Trade
    Kjersti Nes and K. Aleks Schaefer (University of London)
  • Relationship Between the Rapid Rise of E-Commerce and E-Procurement in Developing Regions and International Agrifood Trade
    Thomas Reardon and Titus Awokuse (Michigan State University)

Session 2 – Environmental Issues
Chair/Discussant:  Dragan Miljkovic (North Dakota State University)

Session 3 – General Equilibrium Models
Chair/Discussant:  Gal Hochman (Rutgers University)

Session 4 – Climate Change
Chair/Discussant:  Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia)

Session 5 – Resource Economics
Chair/Discussant:  H. de Giovanni

Session 6 – EU Policies
Chair/Discussant: Shon Ferguson (IFN Stockholm)

  • On the Duration of the EU Agri-Food Trade
    Imre Ferto (MTA KRTK)
  • Decoupling and Greenhouse Gas Emission in CGE Models: Does Parametrisation Matter?
    Pierre Boulanger (European Commission)
  • Competition in Competing Value Chains
    Steve McCorriston (University of Exeter)
  • From Mass to Class – The Bioeconomy as Concept for Resource-Efficient Biomass Trade
    Robert M’barek (European Commission)

Session 7 – Trade Measures
Chair/Discussant: A. Sanjuan

Session 8 – Equilibrium Models
Chair: P. Boulanger

Session 9 – Development Issues
Chair/Discussant:  K. Mondelaers

Session 10 – Organized Session on Agricultural Policy in Disarray
Chair/Discussant: Tassos Haniotis (European Commission)

V. Smith

R. Barichello

H. Lee

D. Sumner

Session 11 – Displacement Effects
Chair/Discussant:  Marcel Adenaeuer (OECD)

  • On the Impact of Climate Change on Global Agri-Food Trade
    Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia)
  • Impacts of Climate Change on Global Trade Patterns and Interlinkages Between Climate and Trade Policy in Agriculture
    A. Zimmerman
  • Brexit: Why did the ‘Chlorinated Chicken’ Cross the Road?
    Ian Sheldon (Ohio State University)

Session 12 – Sectoral Issues
Chair/Discussant: I Perez Dominguez

Session 13 – Macroeconomic Issues
Chair/Discussant:  E. Ferrari

  • Impacts of Agricultural Support on Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    David LaBorde (IFPRI)
  • Optimized Diet and Imports Dependence in Tunisia
    Sophie Drogue, Marlene Perignon, Nicole Darmon, Marie-Josephe Amiot-Carlin
  • Economy-Wide and Trade Impacts of Long-Term Climate Policy
    T. Vandyck

Session 14 – Methodological Issues
Chair/Discussant:  M. Himics

Session 15 – Land Use Policy
Chair/Discussant: Robert M’barek