Irene Iodice

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Bielefeld. Previously, I spent one great year as a PostDoc working with Maria Bas for the ANR Project Moquat on Globalisation, Product Quality and Employment Effects. I have been external consultant for the World Bank. I hold a PhD in Economics from a joint program between Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (about this on Twitter!). My work has been advised by Lionel Fontagné and Giovanni Dosi.

My research focusses on firm dynamics in international markets and the role played by trade policies in shaping them. I am particularly interested in the evolution of trade agreements from import tariffs and quotas to regulatory rules and harmonization strategies. While contemporary agreements are mostly about non-tariff measures (NTMs), much remains to be done in the understanding of how to measure and evaluate this type of trade policies. First and foremost, this is due to a lack of data about these policies. In my works, I propose original ways to collect and codify data mainly by means of text analysis instruments.

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2013-2015 Master in Economics - Trento
2016-2020 PhD - Sant'Anna School (Pisa) & Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne (joint program)

Research experience

Internship at CEPII
Research Assistant - University of Trento
Research Assistant - University of Paris 1
External Consultant for the World Bank
PostDoc @ ANR Project Moqat (PI Maria Bas)


Bureau V8-116
Universitätsstraße 25
33615 Bielefeld, Germany