Trade Integration and Growth Network
TIGN the successor of the Regional Integration Network (RIN) has as objective to gather the best researchers working on growth and trade, with a focus on Latin America.
The LACEA-TIGN network aims to build a high quality network of economists working on issues related to the linkages between trade, integration and growth, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. The network is a deepening of the previously existing LACEA network RIN that had an emphasis on trade and integration themes. With this reformulation LACEA aims to expand the topic covered by RIN to trade-related productivity and growth outcomes.
The network develops its activities through the organization of an annual meeting to discuss current and future research priority issues, as well as its relevance for policymakers. For more information please visit TIGN WEBSITE.
The TIGN activities are guided by:
Antoni Estevadeordal (IDB)
Juan Carlos Hallak (Universidad de San Andrés)
Nathan Nunn (Harvard University)
Pablo Sanguinetti (CAF and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
Christian Volpe Martincus (IDB)
Advisory Committee whose members are:
Marcela Eslava (Universidad de los Andes)
Thierry Mayer (Science Po and CEPII)
Marcelo Olarreaga (Université de Geneve)
Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto)
Andrés Rodriguez-Clare (University of California, Berkeley)
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
Alan Taylor (University of Virginia)
Cristina Terra (Fundacao Getulio Vargas and THEMA - Université de Cergy-Pontoise)
Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University)
TIGN Annual Meetings
2015, TIGN sixth meeting on May 15th-16th, 2015. Los Angeles, USA.
2014, TIGN fifth meeting on May 23rd-24th, 2014. Santiago de Chile, Chile.
2013, TIGN fourth meeting on April 12th-13th, 2013. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2009, TIGN first meeting on December 10th-12th, Ciudad de Mexico.