Marion is the Chief Economist of ITC and in this position responsible for the ITC flagship publication “SME Competitiveness Outlook”. She previously held senior positions in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labor Office (ILO).
Her publications in the field of international trade and global governance include numerous articles on the role of standards and regulations in international trade and notably cover the areas of financial, environmental, food safety and labour market regulation. She was also the co-editor of two ILO-WTO volumes on trade and labour.
Marion holds a PhD in economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and has lectured in different academic institutions on international economics, managerial economics and on the socio-economic impacts of globalization. She is an associate editor of International Economics and chairs the supervisory committee of PRONTO, a pan-European research network on Non-Tariff Measures.
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It is important for firms to meet the standards for trade but this can can prove difficult, especially for small and medium sized enterprises (SME).