Jodie Keane

Research Fellow with the Trade Program, Overseas Development Institute, London.

Jodie Keane is an Economic Advisor with the Trade Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, with responsibility for global advocacy, including on emerging trade issues and the supporting global trade architecture, such as aid for trade. Her areas of interest include Global Value Chain (GVC) analyses within a new trade/new growth context; she has recently submitted her PhD thesis to the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London on this subject, where she also obtained her Msc. in Development Economics. She has approaching ten years of experience of working on trade and development issues, beginning in Vietnam and Cambodia as a Country Economist, private consultancy, before joining ODI. As a Research Fellow with the ODI she has been following EU-ACP trading relations closely, including providing analytical support to ACP members regarding their trade positions with the EU.

She has published most recently in the IDE-JETRO (2014) publication titled "Delivering Sustainable Growth in Africa: African farmers and firms in a changing work" on the governance of GVCs (edited by Dr Takahiro Fukunishi, IDE-JETRO), is involved with other research consortium including on firms and traders in value chains, and has a forthcoming chapter in an ADB publication 2015 on "Production Networks and Enterprises in East Asia (edited by Dr Ganesh Wignaraja) titled "Global Value Chains and the Least Developed Countries: Cost and Capability Considerations".

Bridges news

29 September 2015
Cet article examine certains avantages des approches régionales visant à réduire les coûts commerciaux et réaliser les objectifs de développement durable. Il met en lumière la nécessité de mieux connaître les impacts en termes de développement de ces stratégies régionales. En matière de...
26 May 2015
This article reviews some of the advantages of regional approaches towards reducing trade costs and achieving sustainable development objectives. In view of some of the tensions outlined, it argues that certain knowledge gaps should be addressed in view of inclusive sustainable development...
6 May 2015
Dada a sua importância para transformações estruturais na economia, o comércio deve constituir parte importante da agenda pós-2015. Partindo dessa ideia, este artigo analisa eixos em que os ODS podem contribuir para que alguns desafios comerciais sejam abordados segundo uma lógica que vai além do acesso a mercados.
9 October 2014
Les négociations pour remplacer les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) par les Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) vont s’intensifier durant les prochains mois à l’approche de fin 2014. L’agenda post-2015 doit être établi et un accord sur les ODD conclu avant la fin de cette...
22 September 2014
Las negociaciones para suceder los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM), conocidos como los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS), aumentarán en intensidad en los próximos meses, ya que el final de 2014 está cada vez más cerca. Se debe establecer la agenda post 2015 y se debe llegar a un...
1 September 2014
Trade must be a prominent part of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, given its importance in structural economic transformation. The SDGs could help tackle some of the trade challenges facing African LDCs by moving beyond the agenda of market access. This would imply a focus on addressing...
4 July 2013
Although global value chains (GVCs) have existed for decades now, interest in the literature has reignited in recent years, particularly since the global financial crisis. Policy makers have sought to better understand the dynamics and governance of GVCs as well as the opportunities and constraints...
4 June 2012
Despite the outcomes from COP17there remains a considerable degree of ambiguity in relation to the relationships between trade and climate change regimes. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), particularly least developed countries (LDCs) and small vulnerable economies (SVEs) need to be prepared...
9 April 2012
A menos que haja um acordo sobre o sucessor do Protocolo de Quioto, que expira em 2012, persiste uma ambiguidade considerável em relação a potenciais conflitos entre os regimes de comércio e mudanças climáticas. Devido a essa incerteza, os países da África subsaariana – principalmente países de...
16 December 2009
Même si l'on prenait les mesures les plus ambitieuses pour atténuer les effets du réchauffement climatique, la température moyenne augmenterait vraisemblablement d'au moins 2°C par rapport aux niveaux préindustriels d'ici à la fin de ce siècle, voire même avant [1] . À moins de trouver des...
15 December 2009
Even if the most ambitious climate change mitigation measures are adopted, global temperatures are likely to rise by at least 2O C since pre-industrial levels by the end of this century, if not sooner [1] . The resulting increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme climatic conditions and...