Organizers: Donna Roberts (USDA/ERS) and Thomas Heckelei (University of Bonn)

IATRC Mini-Symposium
at the IAAE Conference

Mini-Symposium at the 2009 Triennial Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists

August 16-22, 2009
Beijing, China

“Research Avenues for Non-Tariff Measures in Agricultural Trade”
Organizers: Donna Roberts (USDA/ERS) and Thomas Heckelei (University of Bonn)


Analyzing Standards and Regulations in Agricultural Trade: Issues and Challenges (pdf)
Marie-Luise Rau, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, LEI; Simon W. Schlueter, University of Bonn

Trade, Development, and the Political Economy of Public Standards (pdf)
Johan F.M. Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele, University of Leuven

Methods: An Empirical Strategy for Measuring the Effects of GMO Regulations on International Trade Flows (pdf)
Mauro Vigani, Valentina Raimondi and Alessandro Olper, University of Milano

Data: A New International Initiative for the Development of NTM Data (pdf)
Frank von Tongeren (OECD), Donna Roberts (USDA/ERS) and Lee Ann Jackson (WTO)