Globalisation, Strategic Autonomy and Economic Resilience in Times of Crisis

Banque de France, CEPR and University of Surrey organise their 2nd International Trade Workshop, this year jointly with the World Bank, on “Globalisation, Strategic Autonomy and Economic Resilience in Times of Crisis”, on May 16-17, at the World Bank’s Paris Office.


Monday, May 16

12.00 – 13.00


13.00 – 13.45

Keynote Speech: Pol Antràs (Harvard Univ.)

Trade Policy and Global Sourcing: A Rationale for Tariff Escalation

13.45 – 14.45

Session I: Barthelemy Bonadio (Univ. of Michigan)

Globalization, Structural Change and International Comovement

Discussion: Isabelle Méjean (Sciences Po)

14.45 – 15.15

Coffee Break

15.15 – 16.15

Session II: Michele Mancini (European Central Bank)

Measuring Countries and Sectors Exposure to Risk in Global Value Chains

Discussion: Alessandro Ferrari (Univ. of Zurich)

16.15 – 17.15

Session III: Shohini Kundu (UCLA Anderson School of Management)

Banking Networks and Economic Growth: From Idiosyncratic Shocks to Aggregate Fluctuations

Discussion: Mishel Ghassibe (Univ. of Oxford) 

17.15 – 17.30


17.30 – 18.30

Panel discussion: Globalisation in Troubled Times

Agnes Bénassy-Quéré (French Treasury)
Bruno Cabrillac (Banque de France)
Beata Javorcik (EBRD, Univ. of Oxford)
Pascal Lamy (Paris Peace Forum, former director of WTO)
Daria Taglioni (World Bank)


Tuesday, May 17

8.30 – 9.15

Keynote Speech: Şebnem Kalemli- Özcan (Univ. of Maryland)

Unequal Global Vaccinations, Trade and the Great Supply Chain Disruption

9.15 – 10.15

Session IV: Devaki Ghose (World Bank)

Production Networks and Firm-Level Elasticities of Substitution

Discussion: Carolina Villegas-Sanchez (ESADE Business School)

10.15 – 10.45

Coffee Break

10.45 – 11.45

Session V: Aaron Flaaen (Federal Reserve Board)

Bill of Lading Data in International Trade Research with an Application to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Discussion: Maria Bas (Univ. Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

11.45 – 12.45

Session VI: Stephen J. Redding (Princeton Univ.)

International Friends and Enemies

Discussion: Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (Univ. of Geneva & CEPR)


Webpage: CEPR


 Please note that to attend this conference in person you will need a valid vaccination pass.

For any further information or if you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please send an email to the Secretariat of the conference: Giulia Ursula Jonetzko (, Mandy Chan (, and Anna Goodman (

Organizers: Juan Carluccio, Lionel Fontagné, Beata Javorcik, Daria Taglioni & Maurizio Zanardi


Updated on: 06/03/2022 14:55