Damian Raess

Assistant Professor of Global Political Economy, University of Bern and the University of Reading

Damian Raess is Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy at the University of Bern and the University of Reading.  He holds a MA in International Relations and PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Amsterdam.  He has been a lecturer in political science at the University of Geneva, a visiting scholar at MIT and Harvard University, and a visiting lecturer at KU Leuven, the University of Amsterdam and the Graduate Institute in Geneva.  He is currently doing research on the causes and consequences of labor provisions in trade agreements (based on the brand-new LABPTA dataset), and on the impact of the rise of the BRICS economies on labor protections around the world.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey