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The World Trade Institute (WTI) is a leading academic institution dedicated to studies, teaching and research in international trade and investment regulation, economic globalisation and sustainability. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.

News and Information Archive

25 Jun 2019 | News

Call for Papers deadline extended: Trade in Services by Mode of Supply

The deadline for submissions has been extended to 14 July 2019. The first annual Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) conference will take place at the WTI from 20-21 September 2019.

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24 Jun 2019 | News

WTI continues its outreach activities in India

In early June, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche lectured and presented at various institutes in India, delivered the keynote speech at the second anniversary of the CTIL, and signed two MoUs.

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20 Jun 2019 | Event

"Beyond Rational Choice: The Behavioral Political Economy of Protectionism"

Prof. Dr. Anne van Aaken, University of Hamburg, gave a Tea Time Talk at the WTI on 20 June.

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Latest Publications

20 Jun 2019

Please Make Avocados Sustainable Again!

Article excerpt: "Where is the Problem? The production of three avocados (1kg) requires one thousand liters of water. No problem if and where rains are ...

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