Podcasts

Special Lecture and Brown Bag Seminar podcasts

Many WTI special lectures and brown bag seminars are available as podcasts. To listen, please click on the title.

Pandemic and the Global Economy: Gender Equality, Power and Participation during a Pandemic Crisis
Session 6 of this WTI virtual workshop (in combination with the "Know the GAP" gender lecture series) that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Zsuzsa Blaskó, Alessandra Minello and Annalisa Rosselli - 26.05.2020

Pandemic and the Global Economy: Trade Policy in a Post-pandemic World
Session 5 of this WTI virtual workshop that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Chad Bown, Meredith Crowley, Bernard Hoekman and Beata Javorcik - 22.05.2020

Pandemic and the Global Economy: COVID-19 and the Role of International Economic Organizations
Session 4 of this WTI virtual workshop that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Manfred Elsig, Martin Kaufman, Julia Nielson and Roberta Piermartini - 15.05.2020

Pandemic and the Global Economy: Investment Treaties vs Public Health Policies
Session 3 of this WTI virtual workshop that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Emily Blanchard, Rahul Donde, Ana Novik and Rodrigo Polanco - 08.05.2020

Pandemic and the Global Economy: IP Protection and Access to Medical Technology in Health Emergencies
Session 2 of this WTI virtual workshop that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Frederick M. Abbott, Thomas Cottier, Arno Hold and Ana Santos Rutschman - 01.05.2020

Pandemic and the Global Economy: Medical goods trade - Export restrictions and national regulation of MNE production
Session 1 of this WTI virtual workshop that examines issues and challenges raised by recent experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panel: Chad Bown, Thomas Cottier, Mona Pinchis-Paulsen and Roy Santana - 24.04.2020

Slides by Chad Bown
Slides by Roy Santana

Civil Society Promotion in Repressive Environments: Case Study of Ford Foundation in China
Brown Bag seminar by Xinyu Yuan, PhD candidate in Political Science/International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - 03.03.2020

The Global Sustainable Development Report (only PowerPoint presentation)
Brown Bag seminar by Peter Messerli, director of the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern - 20.02.2020

Epistemic Communities and the Ordolegal Culture of Privatizing International Law
Brown Bag seminar by P. Sean Morris, researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki – 28.11.2019

Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Institutions
Brown Bag seminar by Aydin Yildirim, World Trade Institute – 22.11.2019

Beyond Rational Choice: The Behavioral Political Economy of Protectionism
Tea Time Talk by Prof. Dr. Anne van Aaken, University of Hamburg – 20.06.2019

Circular Economy and Trade: Why this relationship matters?
Brown Bag seminar by Dr. Henrique Pacini, Eonomic Affairs Officer at UNCTAD – 28.05.2019

Trade Liberalization and Employment Informality in Peru
Brown Bag seminar by Dr. Emmanuel Milet, University of Geneva – 01.05.2019

Loan conversions and currency mismatches: Undoing Swiss franc mortgage loans in Eastern Europe
Brown Bag seminar by Dr. Pinar Yeşin, Economic Advisor at the Swiss National Bank and an Economics Lecturer at the University of Zurich – 26.03.2019

The Demand-Side Politics of China’s Global Buying Spree: Individual Attitudes toward Chinese Inward FDI Flows in Comparative Perspective
Brown Bag seminar by SNSF Prof. Damian Raess – 12.03.2019