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My research interests are in International Economics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics, Development and Trade Policy.

More specifically, I work on services trade, investment, regional integration, global value chains, trade and exchange rates, trade and labour, trade and environment, and non-tariff measures, including standards and government procurement.

I have over 100 publications as peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and research reports for various international organisations. My research has been published in academic journals including the World Development, Economics Letters, World Bank Research Observer, The World Economy, Journal of Development Studies, Review of International Economics, Review of World Economics, Review of Development Economics, World Trade Review, Asian Development Review, International Labour Review and the Swiss Journal of Economics & Statistics as well as by the World Bank, the European Commission, the Asian Development Bank, ITC, UNCTAD, UNIDO, UNEP, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the International Organization for Migration and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.