The Paris Trade Seminar is a common seminar to the:

Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1, INRA and Sciences Po.

The seminar takes place every two weeks on Tuesday, 2:30 pm to 4:00pm, rotating by semesters between the two PSE campuses and Sciences Po.

In this academic year 2014-2015, the seminar’s venue is Sciences Po between September 2014 and January 2015, and University Paris 1  Maison des Sciences Economiques, 6th floor, 106-112 Boulevard de l'Hôpital, Métro Campo Formio between February 2015 and July 2015.

The seminar presents recent works by French and foreign scholars about International trade and its frontiers with other fields. The seminar has become a major meeting point for trade economists in Paris. Consequently it is scheduled to have informal discussions between participants and the speaker at the end of the seminar.


Next seminar:

Tue. 31 March 2015: Giorgio BARBA-NAVARETTI (Milan)

PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – Room 116  First floor


Calendar 2014-2015:
Tue 16 September 2014: Christian VOLPE MARTINCUS (IADB)
Transit Trade
Tue 30 September 2014: Swati DHINGRA (LSE)
Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity Under Firm Heterogeneity
Tue 14 October 2014: Gabriel FELBERMAYR (CESifo)
Trade and the Spatial Distribution of Transport Infrastructure
Tue 28 October 2014: Mathieu PARENTI (UCL Core)
Toward a theory of monopolistic competition
Tue 4 November 2014: Luigi PASCALI (Warwick & Pompeu Fabra)
The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development
Tue 25 November 2014: Priya RANJAN (UC Irvine)
Globalization, Jobs and Welfare: The Roles of Social Protection and Redistribution
Tue 2 December 2014: Kerem COSAR (Chicago)
Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry

Tue 9 December 2014: Nuno LIMAO (Maryland)

Policy Uncertainty, Trade and Welfare: Theory and Evidence for China and the U.S.

  • Tue 6 January 2015: Marc-Andreas MUENDLER (UC San Diego)
  • The Dynamics of Comparative Advantage
  • Tue. 20 Jan. 2015: Johannes BOEHM (SciencesPo)
    The Impact of Contract Enforcement Costs on Outsourcing and Aggregate Productivity

    Tue. 3 Feb. 2015: Veronica RAPPOPORT (LSE)
    Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending

    Tue. 3 March 2015: Maurizio ZANARDI (Lancaster)
    The Internationalization Process of Firms: From Exports to FDI

    Tue. 17 March 2015: Federico TRIONFETTI (AMSE)
    Comparative Skill Premia

    Tue. 31 March 2015: Giorgio BARBA NAVARETTI (Milan)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – Room 116 first floor

    Tue. 14 April 2015: Jose ASTURIAS (Georgetown)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor

    Tue. 5 May 2015: Davin CHOR (Singapore)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor

    Tue. 26 May 2015: Thomas CHANEY (TSE)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor

    Tue. 9 June 2015: Andres RODRIGUEZ-CLARE (Berkeley)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor

    Tue. 23 June 2015: Nicholas SLY (Oregon)
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor

    Tue. 7 July 2015: TBA
    PSE-University Paris 1, MSE 106-112 boulevard de l’hôpital, 75013 Paris – 6th Floor
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    Tue 3 July 2014: Florian MAYNERIS (CORE)

    The cleansing effect of minimum wage: Firm-level and aggregate effects of the 2004 reform of minimum wage rules in China

    Tue 17 June 2014: Tibor BESEDES (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta)
    Tue 3 June 2014: Kristian BEHRENS (UQAM)
    Distorted Monopolistic Competition
    Tue 20 May 2014: Emanuel ORNELAS (LSE)
    Institutions and Export Dynamics
    Tue 13 May 2014: Frédéric WARZYNSKI (Aarhus)
    Tue 29 April 2014: Andrew BERNARD (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, CEPR & NBER)
    Two-Sided Heterogeneity and Trade

    Tue 1 April 2014: Swati DHINGRA (LSE)
    Contracting and the Division of the Gains from Trade
    Tue 18 March 2014:   Peter EGGER (ETH Zurich)
    The Causal Impact of Common Native Language on International Trade: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design.

    Tue 4 March 2014:     Beata JAVORCIK (University of Oxford and CEPR)
    Grin and Bear It : Producer-Financed Exports from an Emerging Market

    Tue 4 February 2014: Pushan DUTT (INSEAD)
    The Gravity of Experience

    Tue 14 January 2014:
    Trade, Trade Policy and  Trade Agreements with  Double-Edged Incentives

    Tue 10 December 2013: Giovanni PERI (UC Davis)
    Immigrants and Native Workers New Analysis Using Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data

    Tue 03 December 2013: James ANDERSON (Boston College)

    Tue 5 November 2013: Volcker NOCKE (Manheim)
    Cross-Border Price Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Framework for Competition Policy

    Tue 22 October 2013: Miklos KOREN (Central European University)
    Lumpy Trade and the Welfare Effects of Administrative Barriers
    Tue 15 October 2013: Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT)
    Optimal Trade Taxes and Comparative Advantage
    Tue 8 October 2013: David ALBOUY (Michigan)
    Urban Population and Amenities
    Tue 24 September 2013: Ina SIMONOVSKA (Davis)
    Different TradeModels, Different Trade Elasticities
    Tue 9 July 2013: Lorenzo CALIENDO (Yale)

    Tue 25 June 2013: Enrico MORETTI (Berkeley)

    The perfect match: Assortative matching in international acquisitions

    Tue 28 May 2013: Juan-Carlos HALLAK (U. San Andrés)

    Survival in Export Markets

    Tue 14 May 2013: Marc MELITZ (Harvard)

    Firm Heterogeneity and Aggregate Welfare

    Tue 16 April 2013: Nicholas SLY (U. Oregon)

    A Simple Model of Globalization, Schooling and Skill Acquisition

    Tue 02 April 2013: David HEMOUS (INSEAD)

    "Trade Dynamics with Sector-Specific Human Capital"

    Tue 26 March 2013: Hartmut EGGER (Bayreuth)

    "Offshoring Domestic Jobs"

    Tue 05 February 2013: Giovanni FACCHINI (Nottingham)
    Tue 29 January 2013: Hillel RAPOPORT (Bar Ilan)
    Tue 19 November 2013: Balasz MURAKOZY (CERS-HAS)
    Shipment Frequency of Exporters and Demand Uncertainty

    Tue 22 October 2013: 
    Miklos KOREN (Central European University)
    Lumpy trade and welfare effects of administrative barriers

    Tue 15 October 2013: Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT)
    Optimal Trade Taxes and Comparative Advantage

    Tue 08 October 2013: 
    David ALBOUY (Michigan)
    Urban Population and Amenities

    Tue 24 September 2013:
    Ina SIMONOVSKA (UC Davis)
    Different Trade Models, Different Elasticities

    Tue 27 November 2012: Daniel STURM (LSE)
    "The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall"

    Tue 13 November 2012: Vanessa STRAUSS-KAHN (ESCP, Paris)
    "Export Dynamics: Raising Export survival through Experience"
    Tue 23 October 2012: Christopher MEISSNER (U. of California, Davis)
    "Market Potential and Economic Performance in the Early 20th Century"

    Tue 9 October 2012: Gabriel FELBERMAYR (U. of Munich)
    "New trade Models, Same Old Optimal Policies?"

    Tue 25 September 2012: James HARRIGAN (U. of Virginia)

    Tue 26 June 2012: Giordano MION (LSE)

    "Manager's Mobility, Trade Status and Wages"

    Tue 19 June 2012: Frédéric ROBERT-NICOUD (Genève)

    "Productive Cities: Sorting, Selection and Agglomeration"

    Tue 12 June 2012: Eduardo MORALES (Columbia)

    "Gravity and Extended Gravity: Estimating a Structural Model of Export Entry"

    Tue 5 June 2012 : Frabrizio ZILIBOTTI (Zurich)

    "Offshoring and Directed Technical Change"

    Monday 4 June 2012 : Michael ROBERTS (North-Carolina State U.)

    "Commodity Price Adjustment in a Competitive Storage Model with an Application to the Biofuel Mandate"

     Tue 29 May 2012: Amit KHANDELWAL (Columbia)

    "Prices, Markups and Trade Reform"

    Tue 15 May 2012: Enrique MENDOZA (Maryland)

    Tue 22 May 2012: Gianmarco OTTAVIANO (LSE)

    "Agglomeration, trade and Selection"

    Thurs. 3 May2012: Scott TAYLOR (Calgary)

    "Back to the Future of Green Powered Economies"

    joint with the Environment Seminar PSE

    Tue 10 April 2012: Jean-Marie GRETHER (Neuchatel)


    Tue 3 April 2012: Marcello OLARREAGA (Genève) 

    "There goes gravity: How eBay reduces trade costs"

    Tue 27 March 2012: Gene GROSSMAN (Princeton)

    "A Linder Hypothesis for Foreign Direct Investment"

    Tue 20 March 2012: Linda TESAR (Michigan)

    "The Impact of Foreign Liabilities on Small Firms: Firm-Level Evidence from the Korean Crisis"

    Thursday 15 March 2012: Andrei LEVCHENKO (Michigan)

    "The Evolution of Comparative Advantage: Measurement and Welfare Implications"

    Tue 6 March 2012: Ralph OSSA (Chicago)

    "Trade Wars and Trade Talks with Data"

    Tue 7 February 2012: Gabor BEKES (HAS)

    "Temporary trade and heterogeneous firms"

    Tue 31 January 2012: Paolo EPIFANI (Bocconi)

    "Productivity, Quality and Export Behavior"


    Tue 17 January 2012: Farid TOUBAL (PSE)

    "Native Language, Spoken Language, Translation and Trade"

    Tue 10 January 2012: Olivier CADOT (Lausanne)

    "An Evaluation of Tunisia's Export Promotion Program"

    Tue 13 Dec 2011: Jonatan EATON (Penn State)

    Tue 6 Dec 2011: John ROMALIS (Chicago)

    "International Prices and Endogenous Quality"

    Tue 29 Nov 2011: Holger GORG (Kiel)

    Offshoring, Tasks and the Skill Wage Premium

    Tue 22 Nov 2011                              14:30 – 16:00 

    Trade Seminar: Dennis NOVY (Warwick)

    International Trade without CES: Estimating Translog Gravity

    Tue 15 Nov 2011: Peter EGGER (Zurich)
    Trade Preferences and Bilateral Trade in Goods and Services: A Structural Approach

    Tue 8 Nov 2011: Jacques THISSE (CORE)

    Monopolistic competition in general equilibrium: Beyond the CES

    Thursday 3 Nov 2011: Tito BOERI (Bocconi)

    Tue 25 Oct 2011: James MARKUSEN (Boulder)

    Putting per-capita income back into trade theory

    Monday 24 Oct 2011Katheryn NILES RUSS (UC Davis)

    Understanding Markups in the Open Economy under Bertrand Competition

    Tue 4 Oct 2011: James ANDERSON (Boston College)

    Terms of Trade and Global Efficiency Effects of Free Trade Agreements, 1990-2002

    Tue 21 June 2011: Ronald DAVIES (UC Dublin) 
    Tue 31 May 2011: Thomas CHANEY (Chicago)
    "The Network Structure of International Trade"

    Tue 24 May 2011: Edwin LAI (Hong Kong UST)
    "A Model of trade with Ricardian Comparative Advantage and Intra-Sectoral Firm Heterogeneity"

    Mon 23 May 2011: Scott BAIER (Clemson U.)
    "Gravity, Economic Geography and Income Innovations"


    Tue 17 May 2011: Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT)
    Vertical Specialization and the Interdependence of Nations

    Tue 5 Apr 2011: Marc MELITZ (Harvard)
    "Trade Liberalization and Firm Dynamics"

    Tue 29 March 2011: Daniel LEDERMAN (World bank)
    Exports, Export Destinations, and Skills"

    Tue 8 March 2011: Farid TOUBAL (U. of Angers, France)
    Productivity, Relationship-Specific Inputs and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms"

    Tue 1 March 2011: Anne-Célia DISDIER (INRA, Paris)
    "North-South Standards Harmonization and International Trade"

    Tue 22 Feb 2011: Kalina MANOVA (Stanford)
    Firm Exports and Multinational Activity under Credit Constraints"

    Tue 8 Feb 2011: Carsten ECKEL (U. of Munich)
    International Trade and Retailing"

    Tue 30 Nov 2010: Ariell RESHEF (U. of Virginia)
    Skill biased heterogeneous firms: trade liberalization and the skill premium redux

    Tue 23 Nov 2010: Hillel ROPOPORT (Bar Ilan U.)

    "Tradable immigration quotas"

    Tue 16 Nov 2010: Linda GOLDBERG (FRBNY)

    "Micro, Macro and Strategic Forces in Invoicing International Trade"

    Tue 2 Nov 2010: Peter NEARY (Oxford)

    "Firm Selection into Export-Platform Foreign Direct Investment"

    Tue 19 Oct 2010: Peter SCHOTT (Yale)

    Tue 12 Oct 2010: Giammario IMPULLITTI (Cambridge Univ.)

    "Trade, Firm Selection, and Innovation: the Competition Channel"

    Tue 28 Sep 2010: George ALLESSANDRIA (FRB Philadelphia)
    "Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics, and
    the Effects of Trade Liberalization

    Tue 1 Feb 2010: Julian Di GIOVANNI (IMF)
    Country Size, International Trade and Aggregate Fluctuations in Granular Economy