Under the patronage of the University of Jordan President (UJ), Prof. Nathir Obeidat, the activities of the 7th International Conference of the School of Business / WTO Chair kicked off Sunday at the School of Business under the title: "Contemporary Issues in International Trade: A Development Lens" .
The two-day conference, is held in cooperation with WTO Chairs of the University of Cairo, the University of Chile, the University of Egypt, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), the University of Mauritius, the University of Oman, the University of Tunis, University of Turkey, and the University of the West Indies.
It aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on the recent global developments and its reflections on Economics, Business and finance environments.
The conference presents the latest developments in international trade policies and provides a quantification of the effects of trade policies and their impact on inequalities and other economic development indicators.
Sessions on the first day of the conference examined papers on Trade and Gender Gap; Trade and Inequality; and WTO, Trade policy and Women. Whereas, the sessions of the second day will explore papers related to International Trade and Women Empowerment; Real shock, Monetary Shocks, and Trade; Trade Related Country’s Studies; and Trade Facilitation and FDI.