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Ramon Torrent


University of Barcelona, Spain

rtorrent[at]ielpo.org
Courses
Money and the External Sector of the Economy (10/10/2016 - 11/10/2016)

Biography

Ramon Torrent is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Barcelona (UB) and Director of its Observatory of Globalisation. Coordinator of the WTO-Regional Integration Chair created in 2006. He was formerly a member of the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union from 1988 until 1998 and Director for international relations since 1993. He has published extensively on issues of regional integration and international economic relations. He has also specialized in Mercosur integration.

Selected publications

  • Hacia una nueva etapa en las relaciones UE - AL" (UB - OBREAL, 2005)
  • "Diálogo sobre Gobernabilidad, Globalización y Desarrollo" (UB - OBREAL, 2005)
  • " Multilateral and Regional Frameworks for Globalization: WTO and Preferential Trade Agreements" (Seoul: KDI Press, en curso de publicación, 2005).
  • "El futuro de la Unión Europea visto desde sus entrañas, la Unión aduanera" (Revista española de Derecho europeo, nº 4, octubre-diciembre de 2002)
  • "Regional Integration Instruments and Dimensions: An Analytical Framework" en R. Devlin y A. Estevadeordal eds, "Bridges for Development: Policies and Institutions for Trade and Integration" (BID, 2003)
  • "Pensando na arquitetura de uma ALCA light" (Revista Brasileira de Comércio Exterior, nº 78, Março de 2004)
  • "La acción exterior de la Unión", en "El proyecto de nueva Constitución Europea", E. Alberti y E. Roig, coordinadores, Tirant lo Blanc, 2004
  • " Beyond Trade in EU-Mercosur Relations: Towards a New Model of North-South Agreements", (coautor con Martin Molinuevo) en "Implementing a EU - MERCOSUR Agreement. Non - Trade issues", A. Valladao, ed, Chaire MERCOSUR, Sciences - Po, Paris, 2004,
  • "¿Cómo gobernar aquello que se desconoce?: el caso de la Comunidad Europea como Unión Económica y Monetaria" (Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo, num. 28, enero - abril 2005).
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