Team member
Papers
Timo Boppart
GCIE Team

Timo Boppart

Timo is a professor of economics at the University of St. Gallen and an associate professor at Stockholm University. His research interests are in the field of macroeconomics in general and particularly in growth, distribution, and development. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich.

Simon Evenett
GCIE Team

Simon Evenett

Simon is a professor of international economics at the University of St. Gallen. His research interests lie in the field of International Trade. Over the past years, Simon has developed the Global Trade Alert a unique dataset that systematically collects and harmonizes information on state interventions related to international trade and migration. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

Research + Policy
Conflict, Sanctions and the Future of World Trade
Trade policy and deterring war: The case of Ukraine since the annexation of Crimea
Economic statecraft: Is there a sub-national dimension? Evidence from United States–China rivalry
Chinese whispers: COVID-19, global supply chains in essential goods, and public policy
COVID-19 as a catalyst for another bout of export mercantilism
Revitalising multilateralism: Pragmatic ideas for the new WTO director-general
Collateral damage: Cross-border fallout from pandemic policy overdrive
Power transition and the regulatory state in large emerging markets: Norm‐breaking after the global financial crisis
The European Union’s new move against China: Countervailing Chinese outward foreign direct investment
Flawed prescription: Export curbs on medical goods won’t tackle shortages
COVID-19 and trade policy: Why turning inward won’t work
Sicken thy neighbour: The initial trade policy response to COVID
The Smoot–Hawley fixation: Putting the Sino-US trade war in contemporary and historical perspective
Language as a barrier to entry: Foreign competition in Georgian public procurement
Protectionism, state discrimination, and international business since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis
Swiss goods exports and the Sino-US trade war: Conflicting transmission mechanisms
The Trump-induced G20 stress test on trade: Did the German presidency pass?
Resilient soft law? Lessons from the US-EU TTIP negotiation on financial services regulation
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Limits on negotiating behind the border barriers
Resisting behind the border talks in TTIP: The cases of GMOs and data privacy
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Charles Gottlieb
GCIE Team

Charles Gottlieb

Charles is an assistant professor at the University of St. Gallen and the executive director of the Global Centre for International Economics (GCIE). His research interests lie in the field of macroeconomics and development. He holds a Ph.D. from the European University Institute. 

Roland Hodler
GCIE Team

Roland Hodler

Roland is a professor of economics at the University of St.Gallen. He is also a research fellow at CEPR, CESifo and OxCarre. His main fields of research are development economics and political economics. His interests include how ethnic diversity, natural resources and foreign aid influence economic and human development as well as conflict, corruption and favoritism.

Frank Pisch
GCIE Associate

Frank Pisch

Frank Pisch is an assistant professor of microeconomics at the Technical University of Darmstadt and an associate member of the Global Center for International Economics. His research interests lie in the fields of international, industrial, and environmental economics. He holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.

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