Prof Beata Javorcik & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Globalisation in the post-COVID world"

Past Event

16 July 2020, 5:00pm - 6:00pm


Event Recording:

Join Professor Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, for a discussion on the recent developments in international trade and the link between trade finance and resilience of trade flows ready for a post-COVID world.

The discussion will also touch upon the future of global value chains, protectionist pressures and potential for increasing trade in services.

This talk is in partnership with The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford and the Oxford Review of Economic Policy.

To register and watch this talk live:

The talk will also be streamed via YouTube here, but please note you will not be able to take part in the interactive Q&A session unless you join the talk on CrowdCast.

Beata Javorcik

Professor Beata Javorcik
Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Professor Javorcik is on leave from the University of Oxford, where she holds a Statutory Professorship in Economics (the first woman in this position) and is a Fellow of All Souls College. She is a member of the Royal Economic Society’s Executive Committee and a Director of the International Trade Programme at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. She holds a PhD in Economics from Yale and a BA in Economics (Summa cum Laude) from the University of Rochester.

Before taking up her position at Oxford University, she worked at the World Bank in Washington DC, where she focussed on research, lending operations and policy advice.

Professor Javorcik specialises in international trade. Her research interests focus on determinants and consequences of inflows of foreign direct investment, implications of services liberalisation, evaluation of investment promotion programmes, propagation of shock through production networks and evasion of import duties. Her research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Review of Economics and Statistics, European Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics.