• Schedule:Friday 13 May 2016, 14:00
  • Venue:Geneva Business School
    Avenue Blanc 53, 1202
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Tel: +41 22 906 94 94

Dr Jaime de Melo, emeritus professor from the University of Geneva where he taught  from 1993 to 2013 is responsible for research at Geneva Business School. He is also Scientific director at FERDI (Fondation pour les études et recherches dans le développement international) and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins Europe. At the World Bank he was Division Chief of the Trade Policy division from 1991 to 1993 with various positions held in the former Research Department between 1980 and 1993. He is a CEPR fellow, a EU-GDN fellow and a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institute. De Melo taught from 2000 to 2006 at the World Trade Institute to which he was also a founding member and board member from 2000 to 2006. From 2005 to 2010 he was editor-in-chief of the World Bank Economic Review. “

His research focuses on trade policies, on trade and the environment, and on the links between regionalism and multilateralism.” His publications are at http://ideas.repec.org/e/pde173.html “De Melo holds a B.A in Political Science from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1968, an M.A. in international relations from the School of Advanced International Studies and a PhD in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University in 1975.”

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