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The World Trade Institute is a leading academic institution dedicated to graduate-level education and research on international trade regulation and investment. As a centre for excellence of the University of Bern, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.

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Jan. 27, 2016 | News

WTI study: TTIP to bring benefits to EU

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is expected to deliver a range of economic and social benefits for EU citizens and businesses, a study by the World Trade Institute (WTI) of the University of Bern has found.

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Jan. 26, 2016 | News

WTI reflections on multilateral governance showcased at Davos

Contributions from a number of WTI faculty members were made public at the World Economic Forum's Annual Conference in Davos, Switzerland. Contributors included Pierre Sauvé, Manfred Elsig, Mira Burri, Thomas Cottier and several members of external faculty as well as alumni Yulia Selivanova and Marta Soprana.

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Jan. 20, 2016 | News

WTI takes part in first Spirit of Bern

The Spirit of Bern – a new platform for dialogue – held its inaugural meeting in Bern on 18 January.

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Latest Publications

29 Jan 2016

Disciplining Investment Incentives: A Lost Cause?

An E15 Initiative think piece Abstract Investment incentives rank among the most important policy instruments governments employ to influence the locational decisions of multinational firms. ...

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