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  • Date 4th December 2019
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Abstract

After decades of relatively smooth trade liberalization, a wave of protectionist measures and a global trade war is now threatening world trade. On September 1, 2019, the United States (U.S.) imposed a new series of tariffs on Chinese imports worth more than $100 billion.

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Abdullah Aldayel

Senior Research Analyst Abdullah is a senior research analyst in the Markets and Industrial Development program, with a focus on oil markets and energy… Abdullah is a senior research analyst in the Markets and Industrial Development program, with a focus on oil markets and energy policies. He holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from KFUPM.

Expertise

  • Oil Markets and Energy Policies

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AlJawhara Al Quayid

Senior Research Analyst AlJawhara is a senior research analyst in the Policy and Decision Science program, with research interests in political economy, international… AlJawhara is a senior research analyst in the Policy and Decision Science program, with research interests in political economy, international affairs and environmental policy. She is currently the coordinator of the Think20 Task Force on Covid-19: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Complex Problems. Prior to joining KAPSARC, she was an intern at KPMG’s Deal Advisory unit. AlJawhara holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration with a focus in finance from Alfaisal University.  

Expertise

  • International Affairs
  • Political Economy and Environmental Policy

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Jennifer Considine

Visiting Researcher Dr. Considine is a KAPSARC visiting researcher and a senior research fellow at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral… Dr. Considine is a KAPSARC visiting researcher and a senior research fellow at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) in Dundee, Scotland.  Previously, she led a number of projects involving options pricing, real options valuations of physical assets including electricity generation facilities, storage companies, and natural gas pipelines and contracts, risk management and hedging techniques, and trading strategies for a variety of commodities including natural gas, electricity and crude oil. Dr. Considine has worked with a number of international energy companies including Ecopetrol, TransCanada Pipelines, Westcoast Energy, Coastal Corporation, Duke Energy, and ANR Pipeline Company. She is currently chief editor of Energy Politics, an energy newsletter dealing with commercial strategies and strategic planning in the global energy industry.  Dr. Considine is a former member of the Board of Directors for Canada Post, and founding member of a number of initiatives to promote Scottish-Canadian relations including the Canadian Friends of Scotland.

Expertise

  • World oil and inventories
  • Commodity trading and technology
  • Russian oil industry
  • Econometrics options pricing
  • Commercial strategies.

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Emre Hatipoglu

Research Fellow Emre Hatipoglu is a research fellow in the Policy and Decision Science program and leads the research project on Energy… Emre Hatipoglu is a research fellow in the Policy and Decision Science program and leads the research project on Energy and Geopolitics. In this project, Hatipoglu and his colleagues assess how political events (e.g., international conflict, economic sanctions, international treaties) and global energy markets interact. Hatipoglu holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University. Prior to joining KAPSARC, Hatipoglu was associate professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University in Istanbul and a a visiting Fulbright scholar during the 2017-2018 academic year at Columbia University. He also served on the advisory board of the Sakip Sabanci Center for Turkish Studies at Columbia University between 2016-2018. Hatipoglu’s work has been published in various scientific journals, such as the Journal of Politics, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Perspectives, and Defence and Peace Economics, among others. He is assistant editor for the journal Energy Transitions, and serves on the editorial board of the International Studies Review.    

Expertise

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Geopolitics
  • International Politics of Renewable Energy

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