Christopher Stevens

Senior Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Christopher Stevens is Senior Research Associate with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). His research focuses on the impact of Northern policies on the South, particulary those relating directly or indirectly to trade. Recent research and advice have covered changes to EU trade policy (such as on EPAs and rules of origin) and agriculture policy, the WTO Doha Round, as well as the international dimension of agricultural development and food security.

Bridges news

22 July 2011
La proposition de la Commission européenne pour un nouveau système de préférences généralisées (SPG) contient des dispositions plus strictes que le système actuel en matière de graduation (proposition qui supprime l'admissibilité des pays au SPG). (1) La commission affirme que cela permettra de...
15 July 2011
The European Commission’s proposal for a new Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) includes more stringent provisions on graduation (whereby countries’ eligibility for the GSP is removed) than does the current system [1]. It argues that this will free up space in the European market for poorer...
1 April 2007
Embora haja muita especulação sobre os possíveis danos que os produtos agrícolas “especiais” — aqueles cujas tarifas sofrerão cortes mais reduzidos ou não sofrerão corte algum — podem causar aos países em desenvolvimento (PEDs) exportadores, são escassas as evidências empíricas apresentadas sobre o tema.