Gonzalo Varela

Economist in the International Trade Department, World Bank

Gonzalo Varela is with the International Trade Department of the World Bank. He obtained a DPhil in Economics from the University of Sussex. He has taught International and Development Economics at University of Pisa, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the University of Sussex. Prior to joining the International Trade Department at the World Bank, he served as an Economic Analyst for the Ministry of Industry in Uruguay, for the Uruguayan Chamber of Industries, and as a Consultant for international organisations (the World Bank Country offices, DfID, European Commission, ECLAC). His research focuses on firm reactions to international integration, exchange rate uncertainty and output decisions, and commodity price transmission.

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  • 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