Trade

Scholarly Publications

Greenfield IPP Database (GRIPP): Based on the World Bank's Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Database, The

May 2003

The Greenfield IPP (GRIPP) database is derived from the World Bank's Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) database.

Gas Trade in the Southern Cone

May 2004

Discussions of trade in natural gas in South America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) began as early as the 1950s.

Baker Institute World Gas Trade Model, The

March 2005

This working paper describes a spatial and intertemporal equilibrium model of the world market for natural gas.

Other Publications

A New Currency: Climate Change and Carbon Credits

July 2004

A new currency is emerging in world markets.

News

The brewing trade battle over GM crops will cost America dear, say Victor and Runge

May 2003

In an article appearing in The Financial Times, David Victor and C. Ford Runge argue that the pending WTO case over genetically modified foods will do the U.S. more harm than good.

Even though the Bush Administration backed down from its trade dispute over GM food, the effects have been palpable

February 2003

Having backed down from its trade dispute with the EU over GM food, the Bush administration will find it hard to make the threat of going to the trade organization credible again and to continue...

A crude awakening: Five FSI scholars talk to Stanford magazine about energy security

December 2006

Michael May, Michael McFaul, Scott Sagan, David Victor, and John Weyant talk to Stanford magazine for the November/December cover story on energy security.

Old Events

Special Seminar on the Geopolitics of Natural Gas

May 10, 2004

World natural gas consumption is projected to more than double by 2030 -- surpassing coal as the world's #2 energy resource.

Geopolitics of Gas Capstone Conference

May 26, 2004

The conference seeks to take a fresh look at the geopolitical consequences of a major shift to natural gas in the coming decades; indeed by most estimates global consumption of gas will double by...

Natural Gas: LNG Market in the Atlantic Basin

July 30, 2006

The seminar is expected to provide a foundation for a new study examining the role of LNG imports for Brazilian natural gas markets centered at the Instituto Economia (IE) at the Federal University...

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Mark's profile picture Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research at PESD, Social Science Research Scholar