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Sonali Chowdhry

Marie Curie Visiting Fellow

Twitter: @Sonali_Chowdhry

Sonali Chowdhry is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellow based at the Center for International Economics, Ifo Institute. Her research lies at the intersection of international trade and the micro-foundations of productivity growth. It examines different modes of firm participation in foreign markets and the heterogeneous effects of globalisation on multiple dimensions of firm productivity. Prior to joining Ifo, Sonali read for the MPhil in Economics at University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar from India. At Bruegel, she intends to deepen her research agenda and contribute towards public understanding of pressing issues in trade.

Contact information

sonali.chowdhry@bruegel.org

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Upcoming Event

Oct
3
09:00

International trade and the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

This event; jointly organised by Bruegel and the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, will discuss the EU-Japan trade deal and asses its impact.

Speakers: Sonali Chowdhry, Gabriel Felbermayr, François Godement, Hiroo Inoue, Sébastien Jean, Yoichi Matsubayashi, Tamotsu Nakamura, Masahiro Nakata, Luis Portero, André Sapir, Alessio Terzi, Agata Wierzbowska and Guntram B. Wolff Topic: Global Economics & Governance Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Trading invisibles: Exposure of countries to GDPR

This blog post identifies provisions of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that affect foreign companies, and discusses implications for trade in services with the EU. The authors provide a novel mapping of countries’ relative exposure to these regulations by a) measuring the digital maturity of their service exports to the EU; and b) the share of these exports in national GDP.

By: Sonali Chowdhry and Nicolas Moës Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, Global Economics & Governance Date: June 28, 2018