Globalisation: What's Next?

29 April 2024 - 09:00

Banque de France, CEPR, the World Bank and University of Surrey jointly organise a workshop to explore current developments in international trade and cross-border economic activity. The workshop will take place at Banque de France, Paris on 29-30 April, 2024.


Monday, 29 April 

13.00 – 14.00     Registration 
14.00 – 15:00     Monika Mrazova, University of Geneva and CEPR
“Harmonization...What Else? The Role for International Regulatory Agreements”, co-authored with Giovanni Maggi
                Discussion: Antoine Bouët, CEPII
15:00 – 16:00     Irene Iodice, University of Bielefeld
“Rules of Origins Relaxation and Regional Supply Chains: Evidence from Europe", co-authored with Pamela Bombarda and Elisa Gamberoni
                Discussion: Giordano Mion (ESSEC)
16 :00 – 16 :30  Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.30     Augusto Ospital, Toulouse School Of Economics
“Trade Barriers and Market Power: Evidence from Argentina's Discretionary Import Restrictions”, co-authored with David Atkin, Joaquin Blaum, Pablo Fajgelbaum
                Discussion: Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po and CEPR
17.30 – 17.45     Break
17.45 – 18.45     Keynote: Doug Irwin, Dartmouth College
“Is Globalization in Retreat? A Historical Perspective”
                Dinner with policy-makers 

Tuesday, 30 April

8.30 – 9.30          Farid Toubal, Cepii and CEPR
“Profit-shifting Frictions and the Geography of Multinational Activity”, co-authored with Alessandro Ferrari, Sébastien Laffitte, Mathieu Parenti
                Discussion: Charles Serfaty, Bank of France

9.30 – 10.30       Beata Javorcik, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and CEPR
“Exorbitant privilege and economic sanctions”, co-authored with Maxim Chupilkin, Aleksandra Peeva and Alexander Plekhanov
                Discussion: Antoine Berthou, Bank of France

10.30 – 11.00     Coffee Break 

11.00 – 12.00     Daisoon Kim, North Carolina State University
“International Trade and Macroeconomic Dynamics with Sanctions”, co-authored with Fabio Ghironi, Galip Kemal Ozhan
                Discussion: Julian Hinz (Bielefeld and Kiel Institute)

12.00 – 13.00    Keynote: Claudia Buch, Chair of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank
“Banking Union and Financial integration in Europe: Are we on the brighter side of the moon?”

13.00-14.00        Light Lunch

Scientific and organising committee: 
Juan Carluccio, Lionel Fontagné, Beata Javorcik, Daria Taglioni and Maurizio Zanardi

Secretariat of the conference: Despoina Chatzilari (