Jane Kennan

Research Officer, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Jane Kennan works as Research Officer for the International Economic Development Group (IEDG) of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London. She is specialized in the analysis of trade and related statistical data in order to support studies of trade policy. She has undertaken research for a wide range of clients, including the UK Department for International Development, the EU Commission, the European Parliament, the Netherlands Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Development Assistance, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the South African National Treasury and Department of Trade and Industry, the Andean Group Secretariat, the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery, and the governments of Colombia, Mauritius, Moldova and Ukraine.

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.