Antoine Bouët joined IFPRI in February 2005 as Senior Research fellow in the Markets, Trade and Institutions Division to conduct research on global trade modeling, trade policies, regional agreements and multilateral trade negotiations. Antoine Bouët is also Professor of Economics at University of Pau (France) and was previously Scientific Adviser at the CEPII (Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales - Paris). He has carried out research on market access, global trade modeling, the economics of trade retaliation, and the relationship between trade policy and Research and Development. He has been Director of the CATT (Centre d’Analyse et de Traitement des donnees economiques) in France (1996-2004), and Chairman of the European network Research on International Economics and Finance (2002-2004). He has been awarded as GTAP Research Fellow for 2005-2008.