Conference examines world trade, March 9-11
Posted March 2, 2006; 09:22 p.m.
Scholars and international trade experts will gather at Princeton
for a conference titled "Observing Trade: Revealing International Trade
Networks and Their Impacts," scheduled for Thursday through Saturday,
March 9-11, in Burr and Robertson halls.
Duke University sociologist Gary Gereffi will deliver the keynote address at 8 p.m. March 9 in 1 Robertson Hall. He will discuss the use of trade data to understand offshore production and new trends in the global labor market.
The conference also will include discussions on innovative approaches to analyzing trade data, logistics that enable or hinder international trade and issues related to governance. A schedule and a list of participants can be found on the conference Web site.
The conference is sponsored by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, International Economics Section of the Department of Economics and Princeton Center for Globalization and Governance.