Symposium on Trans-Atlantic Trade Conflicts: Understanding and Resolving the Banana Problem

Symposium

Date and Time

March 17, 2000 12:00 AM
March 18, 2000 12:00 AM

Availability

Open to the public.

No RSVP required

Location

Daniel and Nancy Okimoto Conference Room

FSI Contact

Session I: The World Banana Market

Speaker: Tom Spreen, University of Florida

Discussant: Micky Paggi, Congressional Budget Office

"The World Banana Market"

Session II: Bananas and the EU

Speaker: Stephan Tangermann, University of Gottingen

Discussant: Jo Swinnen, Leuven and EU Commission

"Bananas and the EU"

Session III: Bananas and Multinationals

Speaker: Tim Taylor and Xavier Abufele, University of Florida

Discussant: Micky Paggi, Congressional Budget Office

"Bananas and Multinationals"

Session IV: Bananas and the Caribbean

Speaker: Tim Taylor, University of Florida; Patrick Antoine, RNM, Barbados

Discussant: John Stovall, NCFAP, Washington

"Bananas and the Carribbean"

Session V: Bananas and the WTO

Speaker: Timothy Josling, Stanford University

Discussant: Stephan Tangermann, University of Gottingen

"Bananas and the WTO"

Session VI: Lessons for Trade Policy

Session VII: Group discussion about the completion and publication of the book "Going Bananas"