Schedule

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Two-hour virtual workshop sessions consist of short lectures followed by a small group discussion and exercise in breakout virtual groups. Training materials will be posted on through a dropbox to share with all participants before the workshop starts. The preliminary program of the workshop is as follows.

September 14Introduction to Trade Flow Analysis

08:00 – 8:45

Session 1 – Introduction to trade flows analysis (Kasetsart, ESCAP, IFPRI)

-       Overview of workshop and its objectives

-       Why do trade-flow analysis matter?

-       What kinds of policy questions can we answer using trade flows data?  

08:45 – 9.30

 

Session 2 – Basic trade flow analysis and data sources. (IFPRI)

-       Basic trade flows analysis

-       Nomenclature

-       Trade data

-       Trade policy data

9:30 - 10.00

Session 3 Group exercises and discussions

-       Group exercises

-       Discussions and Q&A

-       Giving a weekly assignment

September 21Approaches and Tools for trade flow analysis

08:00 – 8:45

Session 1 – Analyzing trade flows (1) (IFPRI)

-       Introduction to BACI

-       Example of using BACI in trade flow analysis

08:45 – 9.30

 

Session 2 – Analyzing trade flows (2)

-       Example of using trade indicator in trade flow analysis

9:30 - 10.00

Session 3 – Group exercises and discussions (IFPRI)

-       Group exercises

-       Discussions and Q&A

-       Giving a weekly assignment

September 28Country Presentation for trade flow analysis

08.30 –  9.30

Session 1 – Country presentations and discussions

(Kasesart, ESCAP and IFPRI)

Papua New Guinea Case Study

Myanmar Case Study

9:30 - 10.00

Session 2 – Workshop recap, Q&A and closing