Selected Presentations

2017

Brink, Lars and David Orden. "The United States WTO Complaint on China's Agricultural Domestic Support. Preliminary Observations," presented at the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Scottsdale, Arizona, December 11-13, 2016, and subsequently updated January 26, 2017.

2016

Cororaton, Caesar B. and David Orden "Potential Economic Effects of the Reduction in Trade Barriers in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (Preliminary Report)," presented at the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Scottsdale, Arizona, December 11-13.

Brink, Lars. "Agricultural policy and trade in Central Asia and the South Caucasus in the context of WTO rules" presented at the conference Regional and International Cooperation in Central Asia and South Caucasus: Recent Developments in Agricultural Trade, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Novermber 2-4.

Brink, Lars. "Investment and input subsidies: a growing category of farm support exempted from WTO limits," Expert discussion, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), September 30.

Orden, David. Discussant of OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook, OECD Expert Briefing, Washington, DC, July 27.

Orden, David. Participant in Workshop on Creating the Future Workforce in Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Washington, DC, February 10-11, 2016.

Orden, David. Discussion opener for session on Food Price Crises and International Trade, Council on Foreign Relations Global Food Price Crises Workshop, Washington, DC, January 28.

2015

Cororaton, C. "Potential Effects of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on the Philippine Economy," presented at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, December 1.

Orden, David. “The Imperfect Evolution of U.S. Farm Policy: From Supply Controls and Government Stocks to Countercyclical Payments to Farmers.” presented at the Strengthening Governance and Institutions (SIG) workshop “Integrating Multi-level Governance into the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Opportunities, Trade-offs,” IFPRI, Washington D.C., November 9-10.

Cororaton, C. "Assessing the Potential Economic and Poverty Effects of the National Greening Program," presented at the 53rd Philippine Economic Society Annual Meeting, Metro Manila, Philippines, November 10.

Orden, David. “The Imperfect Evolution of U.S. Farm Policy: From Supply Controls and Government Stocks to Countercyclical Payments to Farmers," Invited presentation, 2015 China-U.S. Grain and Oilseed Forum, Beijing, China, October 27.

Brink, L. "50 years of measuring support to agriculture in Canada: Overview and interpretation," presented at the Focus on Fellows Symposium: The Evolution of Policy Directions for Agriculture in Canada Annual meeting, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES), Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 28-30 June.

Brink, L. "Domestic support in agriculture - exemptions and limits under WTO rules," consultation on State of Commodity Markets 2015: Trade and Food Security, Section IV: Articulating trade-related concerns in processes at the global, regional and national levels. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy, May 5-6.

David Orden. “The 2014 US Farm Bill: Implications of Increased Countercyclical Support and Reliance on Insurance” presented at the European Commission Directorate General for Trade Workshop on U.S. Agricultural Policy and its Implications for WTO-DDA Negotiations, Brussels, Belgium, April 13.

Carl Zulauf and David Orden. "The Political Economy of the 2014 U.S. Farm Bill" presented at the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) invited paper session "The 2014 Farm Bill: An Economic Post Mortem," Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) Annual Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4.

2014

Caesar Cororaton and David Orden. "Potential Economic Effects on the Philippines of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement" presented at the annual meeting of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IARTC), San Diego, CA, December 9.

Carl Zulauf and David Orden. "The Political Economy of the 2014 U.S. Farm Bill" presented at the annual meeting of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IARTC), San Diego, CA, December 8.

The Forum on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement: What Are The Stakes For The Philippines?. Manila, Philippines, September 4.

Carl Zulauf and David Orden presented at IFPRI Seminar 21st Century Agricultural Policies: The 2013 EU CAP and 2014 U.S. Farm Bill, Washington, DC, July 16.

2013

Orden, David. “The Changing Structure of Domestic Support and its Implications for Trade,” invited paper presented at the conference Growing Canada’s Agricultural Economy: The Role of Trade, Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network (CATPRN), Ottawa, Canada, January 23-25.

2012

David Orden, Everett Peterson and Caesar Cororaton. " A Modeling Framework for Evaluating the Economic Impacts of APHIS Import Regulations," Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Riverdale, MD, September 27.

28th Triennial Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, August 18-24:

2011

WTO Public Forum, September 2011. Session titled “Achieving Food Security through World Markets” Geneva, September 21:

  • Orden, David. Made a presentation on “Implications for food security of the WTO rules on agricultural domestic support.” David Laborde, IFPRI, made a presentation on “From self-sufficiency to food security: changing minds, changing market access policies.” The session was moderated by Christian Häberli, World Trade Institute, Bern, Switzerland and former Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture. Discussants were Frank von Tongeren, OECD, Paris, France and Kostas Stamoulis, FAO, Rome, Italy.

IAMO Forum 2011 Will the BRIC Decades’ Continue Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO) Halle, Germany, June 23-24:

  • Orden, David. Presented the paper “The BRICs in Global Agriculture: A View through the Lens of WTO Support Disciplines”.

ICTSD Seminar, Geneva, Switzerland, June 22:

  • Orden, David. Presented the seminar “Fiscal Deficits in the US: Will Budget Negotiations Change U.S. Farm Policy” sponsored by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

OECD Special Session of the Committee for Agriculture Beyond Doha: A New Paradigm for Measuring Support and Protection in Agriculture Paris, June 20:

  • David Orden, David Blandford, Tim Josling and Lars Brink. Participated in a three-hour panel discussion held as part of the Committee’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the OECD. Panel was followed by a one-hour luncheon seminar on WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support for the Committee delegates.

IFPRI Policy Seminar on Agricultural Support in Doha and Beyond: Experience to Date and Assessment (video available) June 7:

  • Presentation by David Orden, David Blandford and Tim Josling. Discussion by Ambassador Clayton Yeuter, former Secretary of Ariculture and U.S. Trade Representative. Moderated by Jerry Hagstrom, agricultural journalist.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA, Riverdale, Maryland, February 17-18:

  • Cororaton, Caesar. Conducted a training on the U.S. lemon model.

  • Peterson, Everett. Conducted a seminar on trans-log expenditure function.

USDA Economists Group Seminar, Washington, DC. February 15, 2011:

 

2010

Cororaton, Caesar and David Orden. Analysis for Pakistan. Presented at the IFPRI Policy Seminar Agricultural Price Distortions, Inequality and Poverty, May 3, 2010. Additional speakers at the seminar were Justin Y. Lin and Will Martin, World Bank, Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide, and Maximo Torero, IFPRI.

During 2010, presentations were made concerning WTO disciplines on agricultural domestic support at sessions organized at five public and professional meetings:

  • WTO Disciplines on Domestic Support and Market Access, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Annual Meeting, December 2009
  • Domestic Support Disciplines and Policies: Past Experience and Future Prospects, UK Agricultural Economics Society Annual Meeting, March 2010
  • WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support: Political Economy, Experience and Prospects for the EU, US and Japan, IFPRI Public Seminar, April 2010
  • Has the WTO Constrained Domestic Support Policies?, US Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, July 2010
  • Domestic Support in Developing Countries, International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC) Plenary Meeting, October 2010

In addition to presentations by authors of chapters in the forthcoming book WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support, distinguished discussants and participants in these sessions included Dr. David Walker, Chairperson of the WTO Special Session of the Committee on Agriculture; Ms. Valeria Csukasi, Chairperson of the WTO Special Session of the Committee on Agriculture; Dr. Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Dr. Bob Young, Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation.

Cororaton, Caesar. Impacts of Large-Scale Expansion of Biofuels on Poverty. Presented during the Discussion Seminar on Economic and Environmental Consequences of Large-Scale Biofuels Expansion at the World Bank, Washington DC. March 18, 2010.

Orden, David and Everett Peterson. Potential Fresh Apple Imports from China: A Preliminary Case Study. Presented at USDA/APHIS/PPD, Riverdale, Maryland, February 26, 2010.

 

2009

Orden, David. Gave the presentation “Roles of Green Box Measures in U.S. Agricultural and Food Policy” in a session on the book Agricultural Subsidies in the WTO Green Box: Ensuring Cohesion with Sustainable Development Goals, at the ICTSD Geneva Trade and Development Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland, December 1, 2009.

Orden, David, Tim Josling, Munisamy Gopinath, Ambassador David Walker (Chairperson of the WTO Doha Round negotiations Special Session of the Committee on Agriculture) and Valeria Csukasi (Chairperson of the WTO Committee on Agriculture). Participated in the session “Understanding International Disciplines on Agricultural Domestic Support” at the World Trade Organization Public Forum, September 29. Session Summary, Josling Presentation, and Gopinath Presentation.

Nazli, Hina. Presented the seminar “Adoption of Unapproved Varieties of Bt Cotton in Pakistan: Impact on Production and Trade” at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C., September 9.

Cororaton, Caesar. Conducted a one-day "APHIS Workshop on Avocado Model", Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA, Riverdale, Maryland, June 16.

Cororaton, Caesar and David Orden. Presented seminars on the Pakistan’s Cotton-Textile Economy at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC, Islamabad), the Pakistan Institute for Trade and Development (PITAD, Islamabad), the Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI, Lahore) and the University of Faisalabad, April 27-May 2.

Cororaton, Caesar and David Orden. Presented the paper “A Review of Literature on the Economics of Invasive Species", Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA, Riverdale, Maryland, April 9.

 

2008

Cororaton, Caesar. Presented the paper “Philippine Agricultural and Food Policies: Implications on Poverty and Income Distribution" co-authored by Erwin Corong at the annual meeting of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Scottsdale, Arizona, December 7-9.

Orden, David. Presented the paper “WTO Disciplines and Economic Dimensions of the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill” at the conference “Food Crisis and the World Trading System, World Trade Institute, Berne, Switzerland, September 26-27.

Orden, David. Presented a lecture on Higher Food Prices and What the Mean to the Economy, Mercatus Center Capitol Hill Campus, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C., June 19.   

Orden, David. Participated as a panelist in a program on Rising Food Price on the nationally-broadcast Diane Rehm Show, WAMU Public Radio, April 16.

Orden, David. Convened an international workshop on “Improving WTO Transparency: Shadow Domestic Support Notifications” at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C., March 14.  

Orden, David. “The Challenge of Increasing Global Trade—How to Address Linkages and Barriers." Invited for presentation in the session on "Regulating Effectively in a Globalized World", USDA Agricultural Outlook Conference, February 21-22.

Orden, David. “The U.S. Farm Bill: Implications for Trade and Trade Policy.” Invited for presentation at a Trade Policy Roundtable hosted by the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Washington D.C., January 8.

Orden, David. Co-convened, with Ann Tutwiler of the Hewlett Foundation, a small “ workshop ”of agricultural economists and international trade lawyers on the effects of domestic support program for agriculture, Washington D.C., January 6.

 

2007

Cororaton, Caesar and David Orden. Presented the paper “Poverty Implications of Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Price Distortions in Pakistan” at the conference Agricultural Price Distortions, Inequality and Poverty, World Bank, Washington D.C., November 16-17.

Orden, David. Served as a panelist for the session “Agricultural Negotiations under the DDA: Role of and Prospects for Latin America and the Caribbean” at the workshop The Doha Development Agenda: Current Issues and Prospects for Latin America and the Caribbean, Inter-American Development Bank Washington D.C., November 1.

Orden, David. Presented the paper “Farm Policy Reform in the United States: Past Progress and Future Evolution” at the Cordell Hull Institute Trade Policy Roundtable U.S. Agriculture, the Doha Round and the U.S. Farm Bill, Washington D.C., October 26.

Orden, David. Served as closing session rapporteur for the 2007 Workshop of the Program of Research on the Economics of Invasive Species, Economic Research Service, USDA, Washington D.C., Oct 18-19.

Cororaton, Caesar and David Orden. Gave the seminar “Challenges Facing the Cotton and Textile Sectors in Pakistan: An Analysis of Intersectoral Linkages and Their Poverty Implications” at the World Bank, Washington D.C., September 25.

Thomas, Marcelle. Presented the paper “Agricultural Trade Liberalization in West Asia and North Africa” by Nicholas Minot, Mohamed Chemingui, Marcelle Thomas, Reno Dewina, and David Orden at the American Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting, Portland, July 28-August 1.

Orden, David and Fuzhi Cheng. Gave a seminar on modeling phytosanitary barriers to trade at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, July 12.

Cheng, Fuzhi and David Orden. Presented the paper “Exchange Rate Undervaluation and the Impact of Potential Revaluation on Chinese Agriculture.” International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Beijing, July 9.

Orden, David. Lead a discussion on US farm policy at a roundtable with Zhang Xiangchen, China's chief World Trade Organization negotiator, hosted by Geoff Raby, Australian Ambassador to China, Beijing, July 8.

Orden, David. Participated in capacity-strengthening fellows program of the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium (IATRC), Beijing, July 8-11.

Orden, David. Convened a public conference on Global Sugar Markets, Policies and Reform Options attended by representatives from embassies, the private sector, international institutions, and the U.S. government at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C., June 1.

Wagner, Owen. Presented the paper “The U.S. Sugar Program: Reform Pressures and Options” at the public conference Global Sugar Markets, Policies and Reform Options, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C., June 1. http://www.ifpri.org/events/conferences/2007/20070601Sugar.asp#papers

Orden, David. Gave the presentation “Industrial Agriculture Policy and Its Affects on Developing Countries” at the Mercatus Center policy course for congressional staff, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C., May 17.

Orden, David and Fuzhi Cheng. Presented the paper “Currency Policy and Agriculture” at the symposium Toward a Global Food and Agricultural Policy for an Open International Economy at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, May 3-4. The symposium was held in honor of Regents Professor Emeritus G. Edward Schuh.

Orden, David. Served with Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Trade Representative,  as discussant at the policy forum Freeing the Farm: A Farm Bill for All Americans, CATO Institute, Washington D.C., April 26.

Orden, David. Presented the paper “Review of the U.S. Farm Bill” at the conference Agricultural Subsidies in the WTO Green Box: An Overview of Upcoming Issues from a Sustainable Development Viewpoint, hosted by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Geneva, April 15-18.

Orden, David. Gave a seminar “What is the Farm Policy Future?” at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, February 6.

Orden, David. Gave the keynote address, “What Is the Agricultural Policy Future?,” at the Agricultural Outlook Conference, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, January 23.

Orden, David. Gave the seminar “Avocado Pests and Avocado Trade” at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, January 22.