Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
FIW is pleased to announce the next edition of FIW-Trade Talks.
Harald Oberhofer discusses the topic ‘How great-power trade policy is reshaping globalization’’ with Iana Dreyer, the founder and editor of Borderlex.
This Trade Talk will discuss the current politics, political economy and geopolitics of trade policy and how this contributes to ongoing fragmentation trends, with a particular focus on the role of the European Union.
Time: November 27, 4:00 p.m.
Venue: online event (Zoom)
FIW Trade Talks is a series of events organized by the Research Centre International Economics (FIW). International economic researchers or high-level policy makers are interviewed on current topics in international economics and economic policy.
Iana Dreyer is the founder and editor of Borderlex, one of the leading European publications on trade polic. Iana has deep international trade policy expertise spanning over fifteen years.
Iana steers Borderlex’s editorial activities and particularly likes to write about the politics shaping EU trade policy, systemic issues at the World Trade Organization, international trade disputes, the nexus between security and trade and EU-Asian trade relations.
Before launching her publishing activity in London, Iana worked as policy analyst in think tanks with a focus on international trade and international energy policy, consulting on occasion for governments. Iana has worked with the European Centre for International Political Economy, the Institute Montaigne and the EU Institute for Security Studies. Iana has also worked for the Financial Times group and trained in journalism.
Iana has post-graduate degrees from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po in Paris. A dual French and German citizen with a special affinity for the United Kingdom, Iana currently spends most of her time between Brussels, Paris and London.
Harald Oberhofer is a Senior Economist at WIFO, the Austrian Institute of Economic Research. He is Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. His research interests include International Economics, empirical Industrial Organisation and Applied Econometrics. Harald Oberhofer studied at the University of Innsbruck and holds a doctorate in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Innsbruck.
Harald Oberhofer regularly serves as a consultant to international organisations such as the OECD and the World Bank, where he analyses the impact of institutional regulations on firm performance, also over the business cycle.