Affiliation: Centro de Estudos de Integração e Desenvolvimento (Cindes)Katarina Pereira da Costa has a MSc in Economics from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF). Currently she is a Research Assistant at CINDES (Centro de Estudos de Integração e Desenvolvimento). She has previously worked at IPEA (nstituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada) as a Research Assistant between 2006 and 2008.
Affiliation: Centro de Estudos de Integração e Desenvolvimento (Cindes)Sandra Polónia Rios is Director of CINDES – a centre of studies on economic integration and development issues and her areas of expertise include trade negotiations and trade policy. She teaches Trade Policy at Pontificia Universidade do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).
Affiliation: Gulf Research Center (GRC)
Member of Evaluation GroupSamir Pradhan is Senior Researcher, GCC Economics Program, at the Gulf Research Center (GRC), Dubai. He is a trained economist and obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Affiliation: Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia and Australian National University, Canberra
Member of Eminent Persons Group
Dr. Hadi Soesastro is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Indonesia. He is currently a Member of the National Team for International Trade Negotiations and is the Chairman of the Expert Team to assist the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia on international economic issues.
Affiliation: Harvard Kennedy School and Washington Trade Report
Craig VanGrasstek teaches courses on the political economy of trade policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. His firm, Washington Trade Reports, specializes in monitoring and analyzing current issues in trade policy. Dr.
Affiliation: University of St. Gallen, SwitzerlandMartin Wermelinger is a member of the Global Trade Alert team at the Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He is also doctoral student in the Department of Economics conducting applied and theoretical research on trade flows.
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario and Centre for International Governance Innovation
Member of Eminent Persons GroupJohn Whalley, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is one of Canada's most eminent international economists. He is William G Davies Professor of International Trade and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of International Economic Relations University of Western Ontario, and a CIGI Distinguished Research Fellow.