Contact: Robert Bobo
SMU News and Communications
214-768-7650
rbobo@smu.edu

October 26, 2005

 

SMU Professor Speaks to World Trade Organization

SMU economist Kamal Saggi was invited to speak before the World Trade Organization Symposium on Trade and Sustainable Development at WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Oct. 11. Saggi made a presentation on “Transfer of Technology and the Role of Intellectual Property Rights.”

Professor Saggi, who also serves as SMU’s director of graduate studies in economics, teaches courses in international trade, international economic policy and intermediate microeconomics, as well as a Ph.D. course on international trade under imperfect competition. His research interests include theory of international trade and investment, economic growth and development, and industrial organization.

###

SMU news releases and experts can be found on the Web
at http://newsmedia.smu.edu


Southern Methodist University is a private university in Dallas with more than 10,000 students and offers degree programs through seven schools. More information about SMU is available at www.smu.edu.


-30-