Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Antoni Estevadeordal

Antoni Estevadeordal is the Manager of the Integration and Trade Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). A Spanish citizen, he has expertise in trade policy, economic integration and regional cooperation policies in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. Since joining the Bank in 1993, he has contributed to multiple Bank strategies and operations, in particular in the design of new programming instruments and financial products to support trade development and regional integration initiatives. He was responsible for IDB technical assistance to the FTAA process from 1995 to 2000. He has coordinated the Bank’s policy research program on trade and integration issues as well as several joint initiatives with the WTO, WCO, ADB, EU, OAS and UN agencies, among others. Before joining the IDB he taught at the University of Barcelona and Harvard University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Barcelona.

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