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Hugo Rojas-Romagosa

Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo

RESPECT - Realising Europe's soft power in external cooperation and trade

Hugo Rojas-Romagosa is an independent research economist and a senior fellow researcher at the World Trade Institute in Bern. He worked as a senior researcher at the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy analysis between 2006 and 2018, and previously at the Central Bank of Costa Rica. He has been part of several EU-funded projects and has done consultancy work for many international and national organisations, including the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, UNCTAD, UNDP, ECLAC, OECD, the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies and INCAE Business School (Costa Rica).

Hugo obtained his PhD in economics from the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. His research interests include: trade theory and trade policy, quantitative trade analysis (CGE modelling and gravity estimations), FDI and trade in services, non-tariff measures, globalisation and labour markets, trade liberalization and income distribution, trade in value-added and global supply chains. He has published in international journal such as the Economic Journal, the Journal of Development Economics, World Economy, Economic Modelling, De Economist, Economic Systems Research, FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis and the International Labour Review.