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Trade Implementation and Enforcement Research Network (TIER)

A UACES Research Network (2022-2025)


The TIER network aims to bring together and develop different strands of research exploring the negotiation, implementation and enforcement of trade provisions. It tackles a timely debate on the balance between trade liberalisation and sustainable development and the need for better understanding of processes of implementation and enforcement.

TIER comprises PhD students, ECRs and senior scholars not only from the United Kingdom and the European Union, but across the globe. The network was conceived by Dr Elitsa Garnizova and is hosted by the New Bulgarian University (NBU) in Sofia, Bulgaria. TIER welcomes scholars working on trade policy and related disciplines and looks forward to engaging at UACES and other events.