27 Mar 2023
Global Economic Governance, 16:30, Silva Casa Auditorium, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, Bern, Switzerland
Javorcik, Beata

GEG Seminar "Globalisation in Turbulent Times" with EBRD’s Chief Economist, Beata Javorcik

Join the 3rd Global Economic Governance Seminar of this year. Register today!

This lecture will focus on recent shocks to globalisation and their implications. If the West is trading less with Russia, who is trading more? Has the US-China trade war improved job opportunities for US workers? Are the effects of Brexit visible in the data? Have these and other shocks led to the reshaping of global value chains? What implications will friendshoring have for economic growth?

This lecture will take place at the World Trade Institute in Bern and Online (via Zoom). 

To register, please email masters@wti.org 


Speaker Biography

As the EBRD’s Chief Economist, Beata Javorcik is responsible for advising the President and other senior members of the Bank’s management team on economic issues of strategic or operational relevance to the EBRD regions.

Dr Javorcik is on leave from the University of Oxford, where she holds a Statutory Professorship in Economics (the first woman in this position) and is a Fellow of All Souls College. She is a Director of the International Trade Programme at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale and a B.A. in Economics (Summa cum Laude) from the University of Rochester.

Before taking up her position at Oxford University, she worked at the World Bank in Washington DC, where she focussed on research, lending operations and policy advice.

Dr Javorcik specializes in international trade. Her research interests focus on determinants and consequences of inflows of foreign direct investment, implications of services liberalisation, evaluation of investment promotion programmes, propagation of shock through production networks and evasion of import duties. Her research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics.

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