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MEVEL
Simon MEVEL
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Economic Affairs Officer, RITD- African Trade Policy Center
Simon Mevel is an Economic Affairs Officer in the African Trade Policy Centre at the Regional Integration and Trade Division of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Prior to joining the UN in 2011, he had been working successively for the University of Pau, the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations internationales (CEPII), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the World Bank. He has over 15 years of experience in assessment of trade and environmental reforms with a focus on development issues, and more than 40 publications to date. He has developed and conducted a number of capacity building programmes, particularly on trade policy analysis, in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Mr. Mevel holds a PhD in international economics from the University of Bordeaux, France.
Areas of Expertise
Climate Change Impacts, Economics, Energy Economics, International Trade, Regional Trade Integration

Education:

Doctorate
Economics
International Economics
Master's Degree
International Economics
International Economics
Bachelor's degree
Economics
Economics

Language:

English
French
Spanish

Publication:

Emergence of Mega-Regional Trade Agreements and the Imperative for African Economies to Strategically Enhance Trade-Related South-South Cooperation

Innovating South-South Cooperation

University of Ottawa Press

2019
Deepening Africa-India Trade and Investment Partnership

ECA & Confederation of Indian Industry

2018
Economic Partnership Agreement and African Continental Free Trade Area: What is at stake for Togo?

Policy Brief

ECA

2018
For a win-win Africa-India trade partnership

Trade Insight

SAWTEE

2017
Export Diversification and Intra-Industry Trade in Africa

Inclusive Growth in Africa: Policies, Practice, and Lessons Learnt

Routledge African Studies

2016
Preferential trade agreements in Africa: lessons from the tripartite free trade agreements and an African continent-wide FTA

African Perspectives on Trade and the WTO: Domestic Reforms, Structural Transformation and Global Economic Integration

Cambridge University Press

2016
Optimal Regional Trade-Integration Schemes in North Africa: Towards a Pro-Industrialization Policy

Journal of Economic Integration

2016
Mega-regional trade agreements: Threat or opportunity for the future of African trade?

Bridges Africa

ICTSD

2016
Les accords commerciaux méga-régionaux : menace ou opportunité pour l’avenir du commerce africain ?

Passerelles

ICTSD

2016
The EPAs and Africa’s Integration and Transformation Agenda: The cases of West Africa and ESA Regions

Bridges Africa

ICTSD

2015
Les APE et l’intégration régionale africaine

Passerelles

ICTSD

2014
Quantifying Illicit Financial Flows from Africa through Trade Mis-Pricing and Assessing their Incidence on African Economies

Regional Integration and Policy Issues in Africa

Palgrave Macmillan

2014
Briefing Note on ESA-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: A Reality Check

ECA

2014
Biofuels and Climate Change Mitigation

The Impacts of Biofuels on the Economy, Environment, and Poverty. - A Global Perspective

Natural Resource Management and Policy

Springer

2014
Biofuel Policies: Subsidy vs. Carbon Tax

The Impacts of Biofuels on the Economy, Environment, and Poverty. - A Global Perspective

Natural Resource Management and Policy

Springer

2014
The African Growth and Opportunity Act: An Empirical Analysis of the Possibilities Post-2015

ECA & Brookings

2013
Towards a Continental Free Trade Area in Africa – A CGE Modeling Assessment with a Focus on Agriculture

Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade and Employment

ILO & UNCTAD

2013
Deepening Regional Integration in Africa: A Computable General Equilibrium Assessment of the Establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area followed by a Continental Customs Union
2012
The impacts of biofuel targets on land-use change and food supply: A global CGE assessment

Agricultural Economics

2012
World oil price and biofuels: a general equilibrium analysis

Policy Research Working Paper

The World Bank

2011
Under what conditions does a carbon tax on fossil fuels stimulate biofuels?

Policy Research Working Paper

The World Bank

2011
The impacts of biofuel targets on land-use change and food supply: a global CGE assessment

Policy Research Working Paper

The World Bank

2010
Is SAFTA trade creating or trade diverting? A computable general equilibrium assessment with a focus on Sri Lanka

Discussion Paper

IFPRI

2010
Impacts Of Large Scale Expansion Of Biofuels On Global Poverty And Income Distribution

IATRC

2010
Genetically Modified Rice, International Trade, and First-Mover Advantage: The Case of India and China

China's Agricultural Trade: Issues and Prospects Symposium

IATRC Proceedings

2009
Balancing productivity and trade objectives in a competing environment: should India commercialize GM rice with or without China?

Agricultural Economics

International Association of Agricultural Economists

2009
The Development Promise: Can the Doha Development Agenda Deliver for Least-Developed Countries?

IFPRI

2008
Les Accords de Partenariat Economique : quels enjeux pour le Sénégal ?

Revue de l'OFCE

2008
The Effects of Alternative Free Trade Agreements on Peru: Evidence from a Global Computable General Equilibrium Model

Discussion Paper

IFPRI

2008
Economic partnership agreements between the European Union and the African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries: What is at stake for Senegal?

Discussion Paper

IFPRI

2008
More or less ambition in the Doha Round: Winners and losers from trade liberalization with a development perspective

Global Trade Policy

The World Economy

2007
Les marchés mondiaux des produits agricoles à l’horizon 2020 : causes et conséquences de la hausse des prix

Confédération Générale des Planteurs de Betteraves

2007
Searching for an alternative to Economic Partnership Agreements

Research Brief

IFPRI

2007
Genetically Modified Food and International Trade: the case of India, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines

Discussion Paper

IFPRI

2007
More or less ambition in the Doha Round: Winners and losers from trade liberalization with a development perspective

The World Economy

2007
Increasing Africa's participation in global trade: The Role of Market Access and Domestic Infrastructure

Eurochoices

2009
Two opportunities to deliver on the Doha development pledge

Research Brief

IFPRI

2006
More or Less Ambition in the Doha Round? Modeling the Development Impact of Recent Proposals

Eurochoices

2006
More or Less Ambition? Modeling the Development Impact of U.S.–EU Agricultural Proposals in the Doha Round

Policy Brief

IFPRI

2005
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