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International Trade Policy Unit
Room CLM 613 Clement House
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom 

 

Tel:  +44 (0)20 7955 7696
Fax:  +44 (0)20 7955 7980
Email:  itpu@lse.ac.uk| 

 

Who's who

The International Trade Policy Unit (ITPU) is headed by Dr Stephen Woolcock, Lecturer in International Political Economy in the Department of International Relations, who currently also coordinates the work programme.
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Other members of the ITPU include:

Baccini, Leonardo (Dr) - Lecturer in International Political Economy                             More information: https://sites.google.com/site/leonardobaccini/|

Bayne, Sir Nicholas

Cass, Deborah - Senior Lecturer in Law
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Fasan, Oluseto (Dr) - Visiting Fellow at the International Trade Policy Unit                         Publications| and Biographical Statement|  [Word]

Falkner, Robert (Dr) - Lecturer in International Relations
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Heydon, Ken - Visiting Fellow at the International Trade Policy Unit

Poulsen, Lauge N. Skovgaard (Dr) - LSE Fellow in International Political Economy  Publications|

Roberts, Christopher - Trade Policy Expert, Covington and Burling

Sally, Razeen (Dr) - Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy
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Sauve, Pierre - Visiting Fellow at the International Trade Policy Unit
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Sen, Julius - Associate Director and Senior Programme Adviser, LSE Enterprise
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Snyder, Francis (Professor) - Centennial Professor
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Van der Marel, Erik (Dr) - LSE Fellow in International Relations
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Walter, Andrew (Dr) - Senior Lecturer in International Relations
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Doctoral Candidates and Visiting Research Students

Basedow, Robert - Doctoral Candidate, International Relations Department

Robert is a research associate at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) in Brussels. He has provided research assistance to different ITPU studies for the European Parliament. He has gained work experience at the investment policy unit of DG Trade in the European Commission, at the Federation of German Industries and the German Chamber of Commerce in Moscow. He studied international relations, economics and law at Sciences Po in Paris, at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and at the University of St. Gallen. He specializes on EU international investment policy and teaches international economic policy at the LSE.

Research interests: EU investment and trade policy; international trade, Russian politics.

j.r.basedow@lse.ac.uk|

Cote, Christine - Doctoral Candidate, International Relations Department

Christine worked as an international trade negotiator with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade from 2002-2006. She was also a lecturer in international business at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal, Canada. Prior to this, Christine worked as a strategy, policy and economics consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers based out of London. She was also a political advisor and organizer in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. Her previous studies were in economics and politics at McGill University, economic policy at Harvard University and strategic management and finance at London Business School. Christine currently teaches two courses, one in the LSE Department of Management and one in the LSE Summer Executive program.

Research interests: international trade, international investment agreeements, investment arbitration, globalization and its impact on national regulation, foreign direct investment and the internationalization strategies of firms.

c.cote@lse.ac.uk|

Lamprecht, Philipp - Doctoral Candidate, International Relations Department

Philipp is a research assistant at the ITPU and has worked on different consulting projects, for example for the European Parliament. He has also worked as a research assistant for the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) in Brussels. He has gained work experience in the European Commission's DG Trade, working with trade negotiators on EU-Japan economic and trade relations. He studied international relations, economics and law at Sciences Po in Paris and at the University of St. Gallen. He also studied Japanese Studies at the Kyoto University of Foreign Studies. His thesis focuses on the bargaining process in multilateral trade negotiations.

Research interests: economic diplomacy; power in multilateral trade negotiations; international trade; Doha Development Agenda; Japanese politics.

j.p.lamprecht@lse.ac.uk|

Morita-Jaeger, Minako - Doctoral Candidate, International Relations Department

Minako is an international trade consultant. She has been working in trade policy research and capacity building management as an economic affairs officer at UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) in Geneva, in WTO services trade negotiations as trade negotiator at the Japanese Delegation to the WTO and in trade and investment policy formulation as a principal administrator at the Japanese business federation (Keidanren) in Tokyo. She obtained two master degrees in international economics and law from the College d'Europe in Belgium and the World Trade Institute in Switzerland. She is currently writing a PhD thesis on the political economy of services trade integration in East Asia.

Research interests: regional integration; world trade system; trade and development; trade in services; trade and non-tariff barriers.

m.morita-jaeger@lse.ac.uk|

Zhang, Shuxiu - Doctoral Candidate, International Relations Department

Shuxiu is editor of Millenium: Journal of International Studies (Volume 40) and researcher at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Shuxiu holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the LSE, and a double Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science, and Economics, from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Research interests: China's economic diplomacy decision-making process, particularly for multilateral negotiations on climate change and international trade under the UNFCCC and WTO; relationship between China's foreign policy process and international economic institutions.

s.zhang10@lse.ac.uk|

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