28 Mar 2022

WTI Managing Director Prof. Joseph Francois acts as an Expert Witness to the UK Parliament International Trade Committee on Trade Agreement Modelling

The International Trade Committee examines the impact assessments for the Australia and New Zealand trade deals with top Government economists and experts.

The first session, which took place on 23 March 2022, was focused on the UK's recent trade deals with Australia and New Zealand, while the second part, where Prof. Francois was involved, was on broader technical aspects of quantifying trade agreements. You can watch the full session here.

Related to this, Prof. Francois was also an academic consultant for the recent (January) UK Trade modelling review expert panel report, which you can access here.