Summer School

Summer School


European Commission, Joint Research Centre – JRC

C. Inca Garcilaso, 3, 41092 Sevilla, Spain


22-24 May 2024

Wednesday to Friday


Registration is now open. You can register here.


The Summer School will feature a comprehensive onsite course delivered by a team of specialists in microdata, econometric techniques, model construction, and policy analysis. The program is designed to offer daily lectures and discussions to introduce participants to crucial features of agricultural trade policy analysis.

Main Target

Policy makers and professionals who deal with trade policies and trade policy analysis using economic data and models.

  1. Familiarize participants with the achievements of the BATModel project.
  2. Enhance participants’ capability to understand, analyze, and interpret scientific results related to agri-food trade.
  3. Provide background on econometric analysis and ex-ante simulation models implemented in the project.

Main themes

  1. Modeling Trade Policies
  2. Geographical Indications in the Trade Context
  3. Modeling Global Value Chains (GVC)
  4. Distributional and Sustainability Impacts of Modelling Trade Liberalization and Trade Policy
  5. Policy Implementation and Policy Assessment: The CETA Case (EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement)