Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy

Université Laval, Québec, Québec
What the facility does

Contributes to a better understanding of globalization by conducting research and offering training

Areas of expertise

The Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy focuses its expertise on international institutions, including their design, interactions and proliferation. This expertise is specifically developed for institutions dedicated to trade, investment, intellectual property and the environment.

Research services
  • Literature review
  • Policy review
  • Negotiators and civil servants training
Sectors of application
  • Policy and governance



TRade & ENvironment Database (TREND)

TREND lists nearly 300 different types of environmental provisions in 730 trade agreements

Trade and Investment Provisions in Environmental Agreements (TIPEA) database

TIPEA lists nearly 30 types of trade provisions in more than 2000 environmental agreements

Dataset of TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) plus provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements (T+PTA) 

T+PTA lists nearly 90 types of intellectual property provisions in 126 Preferential Trade Agreements signed between 1991 and 2016

Health and Environment Interplay Database (HEIDI)

HEIDI covers all health-related provisions in 2280 environmental treaties concluded between 1800 and 2016



TREND Analytics