ITSG Roma 2021

The future of international trade: a focus on EU and trade policy

The next meeting of the "ITSG - Italian Trade Study Group" will be organised by Rossi Doria Centre within the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Project, Sapienza University of Rome and Manlio Masi Foundation.

Submissions are invited on all topics in international trade. Topics of special interest include:

  • Trade, factor (and firm) mobility after COVID
  • Trade clashes: multilateralism and “deep” regionalism
  • The effects of Brexit on the EU Trade policy
  • Trade, non-tariff measures, and Sustainable Development
  • De-Globalization vs. Slowbalization

Complete papers (or advanced drafts) including 4/5 key messages/headlines should be submitted to the Secretariat Fondazione Masi - - by April 30, 2021.

The acceptance of the papers will be notified no later than May 17, 2021.

The keynote lecture of the Workshop will be delivered by Joseph Francois (World Trade Institute).

The Scientific Committee of this meeting includes: Italo Colantone (Università Bocconi); Rama Dasi Mariani (Sapienza Università di Roma); Giuseppe De Arcangelis (Sapienza Università di Roma); Davide Del Prete (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope); Giorgia Giovannetti (Università di Firenze); Michele Imbruno (Sapienza University of Rome); Enrico Marvasi (Università di Firenze); Pierluigi Montalbano (Sapienza University of Rome); Eleonora Pierucci (Università Roma Tre); Beniamino Quintieri (Università Tor Vergata); Luca Salvatici (Università Roma Tre); Lucia Tajoli (Politecnico di Milano).

We hope that the meeting will take place physically at Sapienza University of Roma. However, due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation and possible travel restrictions, the meeting may become a hybrid or a completely virtual meeting.

Logistic information about the meeting will be posted in due time on the following websites: and .


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