TRADE - Globalization, firms and trade policies

Paris School of Economics

Program Description

TRADE - Globalization, firms and trade policies

Paris School of Economics

This programme addresses recent debates at the frontier of the field: globalization, the distributive effects of trade, the role of large firms in the global economy, advances in methods to analyze firm-level export data and finally the revival of trade policies:

- Recent Developments in Trade Policy Analysis (Anne-Célia Disdier, PSE) - 6 h
- Advanced Methods for Firm Level Trade Data (Maria Bas, Université Paris 1) - 6 h
- Large Firms in the Global Economy (Mathieu Parenti, ULB) - 9 h
- Trade and Income Distribution (Ariell Reshef, PSE) - 9 h

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Workshop

Participants will have the opportunity to submit a paper to be presented within this program. Selected papers will be presented in front of participants and faculty in daily one-hour slots.

Prerequisites

Graduates in economics with strong theoretical and empirical skills.

Professors

  • Maria Bas is Professor of economics at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, affiliated with the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne and the Director of the Master 2 International Trade. She received her PhD from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Paris School of Economics in 2008. She did her Post-doctoral studies at Penn State University and London School of Economics before joining the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII, Paris) from 2009 to 2015. She has joint the University of Paris 1 in 2015. She has written numerous micro-econometric studies on the effects of trade integration on firm performance. Her recent works focus on the determinants of trade elasticities, the effects of globalization on local labor markets and product quality and trade.
  • Anne-Célia Disdier is Senior Researcher at the Paris School of Economics, INRA since 2011. She was researcher at the Public Policy lab’ of the INRA since 2009. She has also been and Consultant for the OECD, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, and a Post-doc fellow with the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano, within the CEPR Research Training Network “‘Trade, Industrialization and Development”. In 2011 she won the INRA Young Researcher Award. She has published papers in many journals, including American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Health Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of International Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of International Economics, or The World Bank Economic Review. Her research focuses on modelling international trade, and measuring the impact of NTMs, with a particular reference to agriculture.
  • Mathieu Parenti is an Assistant Professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles, a research fellow at the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He has received his PhD from the Paris School of Economics (Université Paris 1) in 2012. His fields of research are International Trade and Industrial Organization. His recent papers focus on the determinants of firms’ market power in the global economy as well as tax avoidance by multinational firms.
  • Ariell Reshef is an Associate Member of the Paris School of Economics and a CNRS researcher (Directeur de Recherche) at the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Until January 2016 he was an Associate Professor (with tenure) at the University of Virginia. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from New York University in 2008. His research interests focus on income distribution – in particular, the relationship of labor markets with global trade, technological change, and regulation. His work lies at the intersection of International Trade, Labor Economics, and Macroeconomics. His current research projects examine structural change of employment and evolution of productivity in France, compensation in the financial sector, and the long run evolution of the legal services sector in the United States.

Programme Supervisor: Lionel Fontagné

  • Lionel Fontagné is Professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, and the Director of the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CES, Paris). He has been the Director of the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII, Paris) from 2000 to 2006. He is also a member of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique (Council of Economic Analysis to the French Prime Minister), a scientific advisor to CEPII and a CESifo Research Fellow (Munich). He has written numerous studies on international trade and integration issues. His recent works focus on heterogeneous firms’ reaction to trade protection and long-term developments of the world economy.

Schedule

Monday June, 18th
8.30 am - 9 am Welcome coffee
9 am - 10.30 am Maria Bas, Firm-level Trade Data
10.30 am - 10.45 am Break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
12.45 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
4 pm - 4.15 pm Break
4.15 pm - 5.15 pm Workshop/Workgroup/Discussion
From 6 pm Welcome Cocktail

Tuesday June, 19th
9 am - 10.30 am Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
10.30 am - 10.45 am Break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
12.45 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm Maria Bas, Firm-level Trade Data
4 pm - 4.15 pm Break
4.15 pm - 5.30 pm Workshop/Workgroup/Discussion
From 6 pm Social Event

Wednesday June, 20th
9 am - 10.30 am Anne-Célia Disdier, Trade Policies
10.30 am - 10.45 am Break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Maria Bas, Firm-level Trade Data
12.45 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
4 pm - 4.15 pm Break
4.15 pm - 5.30 pm Workshop/Workgroup/Discussion
6 pm - 7 pm François Bourguignon, Plenary lecture

Thursday June, 21st
9 am - 10.30 am Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
10.30 am - 10.45 am Break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Anne-Célia Disdier, Trade Policies
12.45 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
4 pm - 4.15 pm Break
4.15 pm - 5.30 pm Workshop/Workgroup/Discussion
From 6 pm Social Event

Friday June, 22nd
9 am - 10.30 am Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
10.30 am - 10.45 am Break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Anne-Célia Disdier, Trade Policies
12.45 pm - 2 pm Lunch
2 pm - 4 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
4 pm - 4.15 pm Break
4.15 pm - 6.15 pm Workshop/Workgroup/Discussion
From 6 pm Farewell cocktail/certificates

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Last updated February 8, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
June 18, 2018
Duration
Duration
5 days
Full time
Price
Price
1,200 EUR
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Deadline
Locations
France - Paris, Ile-de-France
Start date: June 18, 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date June 22, 2018
Dates
June 18, 2018
France - Paris, Ile-de-France
Application deadline Request Info
End date June 22, 2018
Price
Fees for Students. Fees for other Participants = 1500€. Applicants sponsored by their organizations Fees = 2000€