This seminar is organised by Johannes Boehm, Anne-Célia Disdier, Lionel Fontagné, Thierry Mayer and Thierry Verdier.

Administrative support: Laurence Vincent (

The Paris Trade Seminar is a common seminar to the:

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

This seminar is supported by PSE, INRA, Sciences Po, University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the EUR grant ANR-17-EURE-0001.

The seminar takes place since 2010 every two weeks on Tuesday, 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm, rotating by semesters between PSE, Sciences Po and Paris 1.

From September 2021 to February 2022, the venue will be:

Sciences Po - Room H 405 - Porte E - 4ème étage - 28 rue des Saints Pères (Paris)

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.


  • 21 September 2021: Swati DHINGRA (LSE & CEPR) - Venue: Sciences Po


  • 8 June 2021: Peter EGGER (ETH, Zurich)
    Empirical Productivity Distributions and International Trade

  • 8 June 2021: Maarten BOSKER (Erasmus University, Rotterdam)
    Desarrollo alternativo: the sensitivity of Colombian coca production to legal commodity price shocks

  • 1 June 2021: Thomas CHANEY (Sciences Po)
    The Immigrant Next Door: Exposure, Generosity, and Prejudice

  • 25 May 2021: Paola CONCONI (ULB & CEPR)
    Trade Protection Along Supply Chains

  • 11 May 2021: Alessandra BONFIGLIONI (Queen Mary University of London)
    Robots, Offshoring and Welfare

  • 27 April 2021: Julien MARTIN (UQAM & CEPR)
    Buyer-Seller networks and price dynamics in international trade

  • 13 April 2021: Jan EECKOUHT (UPF Barcelona)
    Market Power and Wage Inequality

  • 30 March 2021: Gianmarco OTTAVIANO (Bocconi)
    The Backclash Against Globalization

  • 16 March 2021: Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT)
    International Trade and Earning Inequalities: A New Factor Content Approach

  • 02 March 2021: Michael PETERS (Yale)
    European Immigrants and the United States' Rise to the Technological Frontier

  • 16 February 2021: Philippe MARTIN (Sciences Po)
    Trade Imbalances and the Rise of Protectionism

  • 8 December 2020: Facundo ALBORNOZ (Nottingham)
    Firm Export Responses to Tariff Hikes

  • 24 November 2020: Maria GUADALUPE (INSEAD)
    The Perfect Match: Assortative Matching in Mergers and Acquisitions

  • 10 November 2020: Cécile GAUBERT (Berkeley)
    Place-Based Redistribution

  • 13 October 2020: Davide SUVERATO (ETH-Zurich)
    Market Power and Wage Inequality in the Global Economy

  • 29 September 2020: Lisandra FLACH (LMU)
    Corporate Taxes and MultiProduct Exporters: Theory and Evidence from Trade Dynamics

  • 15 September 2020: Holger BREINLICH (Surrey)
    Gravity with Granularity

  • 23 June 2020: Tibor BESEDES (Georgia)
    Phase Out Tariffs, Phase in trade?

  • 26 May 2020: Harald FADINGER (Manheim)
    Trade and Domestic Policies under Monopolistic Competition

  • 3 March 2020: Peter EGGER (ETH, Zurich)
    Decomposing the Economic Effects of Transport Infrastructure

  • 4 February 2020: Paolo GIORDANI (Luiss, Rome)
    Unintended consequences: can the rise of the educated class explain the revival of protectionism?

  • 17 December 2019: Eddy BEKKERS (WTO)
    The welfare effects of trade policy experiments in quantitative trade models: the role of solution methods and baseline calibration

  • 3 December: Monika MRAZOVA (Geneva)
    IO for export(s)

  • 19 November 2019: Ben FABER (Berkeley)
    Scaling Agricultural Policy Interventions: Theory and Evidence from Uganda.

  • 5 November 2019: Wolfgang KELLER (Colorado)
    Globalization, Gender and the Family

  • 22 October 2019: Carolina VILLEGAS-SANCHEZ (ESADE)
    Foreign Investment and Domestic Productivity: Identifying Knowledge Spillovers and Competition

  • 15 October 2019: Gene GROSSMAN (Princeton)
    The 'New' Economics of Trade Agreements: From Trade Liberalization to Regulatory Convergence?

  • 8 October 2019: Paula BUSTOS (CEMFI)
    Capital Accumulation and Structural Transformation

  • 24 September 2019: Pamela MEDINA QUSPE (Toronto)
    Capital-Reallocation Frictions and Trade Shocks

  • 25 June 2019: Matilde BOMBARDINI (UBC)
    Trade, Pollution and Mortality in China

  • 11 June 2019: Mathieu PARENTI (ULB)
    A simple theory of deep trade integration

  • 28 May 2019: David NAGY (CREI)
    All aboard: The aggregate effects of port development

  • 14 May 2019: Andres Rodriguez-Clare (Berkeley)
    The Textbook Case for Industrial Policy: A quantitative Exploration

  • 16 April 2019: Shoumitro CHATTERJEE (Princeton)
    Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India

  • 2 April 2019: Giammario IMPULLITTI (Nottingham)
    Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World

  • 19 February 2019: Thomas SAMPSON (LSE)
    Technology Gaps, Trade and Income

  • 5 February 2019: Romain WACZIARG (UCLA)
    Economic Integration and Structural Change

  • 22 January 2019: Marc MUENDLER (UC San Diego)
    Tasks, Occupations, and Wage Inequality in an Open Economy

  • 18 December 2018: Yoto YOTOV (Drexel)
    The Effectiveness of Sanctions: New Evidence Based on Structural Gravity and a New Database

  • 10 December 2018: Scott TAYLOR (Calgary)
    Is Free Trade Good for Resources?

  • 04 December 2018: Andrew BERNARD (Tuck School of Business)
    Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization

  • 20 November 2018: Xavier JARAVEL (LSE)
    What are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the U.S. and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models

  • 6 November 2018: Stefanie HALLER (UCD)
    How Exporters Grow

  • 23 October 2018: Gabriel FELBERMAYR (Munich)
    Rules of Origin and the Profitability of Trade Deflection

  • 9 October 2018: Shang-Jin WEI (Columbia)
    Re-examining the Effect of Trading with China on US Local Labor Markets: A Supply Chain Perspective

  • 25 September 2018: James HARRIGAN (Virginia)
    Techies, Trade, and Skill-Biased Productivity: Firm Level Evidence from France

  • 12 June 2018: Isabelle MEJEAN (Polytechnique)
    Search Frictions in International Goods Markets

  • 12 June 2018: Stephen REDDING (Princeton)
    Accounting for trade Patterns

  • May 2018: Ralph OSSA (Zurich)
    Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization

  • 15 May 2018: Rafel DIX-CARNEIRO (Duke)
    Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions

  • 3 April 2018: Sebastian KRAUTHEIM (Passau)
    The International Organization of Production in the Regulatory Void.

  • 20 March 2018: David DORN (Zurich)
    Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents.

  • 06 March 2018: Dany BAHAR (Brookings)
    Knowledge diffusion through return migration: the natural experiment of Yugoslavian refugees in Germany

  • 06 Febrary 2018: Carsten ECKEL (Munich)
    Too Much of a Good Thing? Exporters, Multiproduct Firms and Labor Market Imperfections

  • 23 January 2018: Johannes VAN BIESEBROECK (Leuven)
    Comparative advantage in routine production

  • 9 January 2018: Veronica RAPPOPORT (LSE)
    The Birth of a Multinational: Innovation and Foreign Acquisitions

  • 19 December 2017: Dennis NOVY (Warwick)
    Currency Unions, Trade and Heterogeneity

  • 5 December 2017: Gerald WILLMANN (Bielefeld)
    Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain: A Model of Protectionist Overshooting

  • 21 November 2017: Kalina MANOVA (Oxford)
    The Origins of Firm Heterogeneity: A Production Network Approach

  • 7 November 2017: Kevin O'ROURKE (Oxford)
    Empire, distance and British exports 1700-1900

  • 17 October 2017: James ANDERSON (Boston College)
    Short Run Gravity

  • 10 October 2017: Mario LARCH (Bayreuth)
    Trade and Investment in the Global Economy

  • 26 September 2017 : Dan TREFLER (Toronto)
    Trade and Innovation: The Role of Scale and Competition Effects

  • 27 June 2017: Harmut Egger (Bayreuth)
    Offshoring and Job Polarization Between Firms

  • 13 June 2017: David ATKIN (MIT)
    Who's Getting Globalized? The Size and Implications of Intranational Trade Costs

  • 6 June 2017: Danial LASHKARI (Harvard)
    Innovation, Knowledge Diffusion and Selection

  • 30 May 2017: Peter MORROW (Toronto)
    Endowment, Factor Prices, and Skill-Biased Technology: Importing development Accounting into HOV

  • 16 May 2017: Dave DONALDSON (Stanford)
    Sector Level Economies of Scale: Estimation Using Trade Data

  • 2 May 2017: Maarten BOSKER (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    Iceberg transport costs in the Frozen Water Trade

  • 18 April 2017: Ann Esther BOLER (Imperial College)
    Technology-Skill Complementarity in a Globalized World

  • 7 March 2017 : Meredith CROWLEY (Cambridge)
    Decomposing Exchange rate Pass-Through: Evidence from Chinese Exporters

  • 7 March 2017 : Thomas CHANEY (Sciences Po)
    Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age

  • 21 February 2017: Beata JAVORCIK (Oxford)
    When a Policy Backfires: The Unintended Consequences of Taxing Import Financing

  • 24 January 2017: Pol ANTRAS (Harvard)
    Globalization, Inequality and Welfare

  • 10 January 2017: Arnaud COSTINOT (MIT)
    Micro to Macro: Optimal Trade Policy with Firm Heterogeneity

  • 13 December 2016: Philippe MARTIN (Sciences Po)
    The International Elasticity Puzzle Is Worse Than You Think

  • 29 November 2016: John ROMALIS (Sidney)
    Tariff Reductions, Entry, and Welfare: Theory and Evidence for the Last Two Decades

  • 15 November 2016: Facundo ALBORNOZ (Nottingham)
    Importing after exporting

  • 18 October 2016: Hylke VANDENBUSSCHE (U. Leuven)
    Input Reallocation Within Firms

  • 4 October 2016: Gianmarco OTTAVIANO (LSE)
    The Buyer Margins of Firms' Exports

  • 20 September 2016: Andreas MOXNES (Oslo)
    Better, Faster, Stronger: Global Innovation and Trade Liberalization

  • 21 June 2016: Ferdinando MONTE (Georgetown)
    Commuting, Migration and Local Employment Elasticities

  • 7 June 2016: Felix TINTELNOT (Chicago)
    The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms

  • 24 May 2016: Treb ALLEN (Northwestern)
    Volatility and the Gains from Trade

  • 10 May 2016: John MCLAREN (Virginia)
    Are Immigrants a Shot in the Arm to the Local Economy?

  • 12 April 2016: Mathieu PARENTI (Ecares)
    Providing Services to Boost Goods Exports: Theory and Evidence

Tue. 29 March 2016: Matthieu COUTTENIER (Geneva)

This is mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa

Tue. 15 March 2016: Marco FUGAZZA (UNCTAD)

The Bilateral Impact of Non-Tariff Measures: Insights from Firm level Evidence

Tue. 16 February 2016: Dalia MARIN (Munich)

Trade in Tasks and the Organization of Firms

Tue. 2 February 2016: Ariell RESHEFF (PSE - Paris 1- CNRS)

Capital Imports Composition, Complementarities, and the Skill Premium in Developing Countries

Tue. 12 January 2016: Frédéric DOCQUIER (UCLouvain)

The Welfare Impact of Global Migration in OECD Countries

Tue. 8 December 2015: Mathias THOENIG (Lausanne)

Imported Violence: Post-Conflict Evidence on Asylum Seekers, Crimes and Public Policy in Switzerland

Tue. 24 November 2015: Sebastian KRAUTHEIM (Passau)

Offshoring with Endogenous NGO Activism

Tue. 10 November 2015: Jan DE LOECKER (Princeton)

Estimating Market Power: Evidence from the US Beer Industry

Tue. 13 October 2015: Jonathan VOGEL (Columbia)

Accounting for Changes in Between Group Inequality

Tue. 29 September 2015: Benjamin FABER (Berkeley)

Firms Hetoregeneity in Consumption Baskets: Evidence from Home and Store Scanner Data

Tue. 22 September 2015: Gene GROSSMAN (Princeton)

Growth, Trade and Inequality

Tue. 9 June 2015: Andres RODRIGUEZ-CLARE (Berkeley)

The Intensive Margin Puzzle in Trade

Tue. 26 May 2015: Thomas CHANEY (TSE)

Migrants Trade and Investment

Tue. 5 May 2015: Davin CHOR (Singapore)

Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis

Tue. 14 April 2015: Jose ASTURIAS (Georgetown)

Competition and the welfare gains from transportation infrastructure: Evidence from the Golden Quadrilateral of India

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

It takes (more than) a moment: Revisiting the link between firm productivity and aggregate export

Tue. 17 March 2015: Federico TRIONFETTI (AMSE)

Comparative Skill Premia

Tue. 3 March 2015: Maurizio ZANARDI (Lancaster)

The Internationalization Process of Firms: From Exports to FDI

Tue. 3 February 2015: Veronica RAPPOPORT (LSE)

Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending

Tue. 20 January 2015: Johannes BOEHM (SciencesPo)

The Impact of Contract Enforcement Costs on Outsourcing and Aggregate Productivity

Tue. 6 January 2015: Marc-Andreas MUENDLER (UC San Diego)

The Dynamics of Comparative Advantage

Tue. 9 December 2014: Nuno LIMAO (Maryland)

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

Tue. 2 December 2014: Kerem COSAR (Chicago)

Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry

Tue. 25 November 2014: Priya RANJAN (UC Irvine)

Globalization, Jobs and Welfare: The Roles of Social Protection and Redistribution

Tue. 4 November 2014: Luigi PASCALI (Warwick & Pompeu Fabra)

The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development

Tue. 28 October 2014: Mathieu PARENTI (UCL Core)

Toward a theory of monopolistic competition

Tue. 14 October 2014: Gabriel FELBERMAYR (CESifo)

Trade and the Spatial Distribution of Transport Infrastructure

Tue. 30 September 2014: Swati DHINGRA (LSE)

Monopolistic Competition and Optimum Product Diversity Under Firm Heterogeneity

Tue. 16 September 2014: Christian VOLPE MARTINCUS (IADB)

Transit Trade

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)

The Effects of Airspace Closures on Trade in the Aftermath of Eyjafjallajökull

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)

Offshoring and the Shortening of the Quality Ladder: Evidence from Danish Apparel

Tue. 29 April 2014: Andrew BERNARD (Tuck School of Business, 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: David MARTIMORT (PSE)

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)

Intra-national Trade Costs: Canadian Border Puzzles

Tue. 19 November 2013: Balasz MURAKOZY (CERS-HAS)

Shipment Frequency of Exporters and demand Uncertainty

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)

The anatomy of French production hierarchies

Tue. 25 June 2013: Enrico MORETTI (Berkeley)

Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidencefrom the Tennessee Valley Authority

Tue. 11 June 2013: Maria GUADALUPE (INSEAD)

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)

Export growth and firm survival

Tue. 29 January 2013: Hillel RAPOPORT (Bar Ilan)

Birth Place Diversity and Economic Prosperity

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 (LMU, Munich)

New trade Models, Same Old Optimal Policies?

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

Export Prices of US Firms

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

Mon. 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)

Macro-prudential Policy in a Fisherian Model of Financial Innovation

Tue. 22 May 2012: Gianmarco OTTAVIANO (LSE)

Agglomeration, trade and Selection

Thurs. 3 May 2012: Scott TAYLOR (Calgary)

Back to the Future of Green Powered Economies

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

Measuring the Pollution Terms of Trade with Technique Effects

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

Thursd. 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)

An Anatomy of International Trade: Evidence from French Firms

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: 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

Thursd. 3 Nov 2011: Tito BOERI (Bocconi)

Moving to Segregation: Evidence from 8 Italian Cities

Tue. 25 Oct 2011: James MARKUSEN (Boulder)

Putting per-capita income back into trade theory

Mon. 24 Oct 2011: Katheryn 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)

Royale with Cheese: The Effect of Globalization on the Variety of Goods

Tue. 14 June 2011: Anna-Maria MAYDA (Georgetown U.)

Protection for Free? The Political Economy of U.S. Tariff Suspensions

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 February 2011: Kalina MANOVA (Stanford)

Firm Exports and Multinational Activity under Credit Constraints

Tue. 8 February 2011: Carsten ECKEL (LMU, Munich)

International Trade and Retailing

Tue. 30 November 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 November 2010: Linda GOLDBERG (FRBNY)

Micro, Macro and Strategic Forces in Invoicing International Trade

Tue. 2 November 2010: Peter NEARY (Oxford)

Firm Selection into Export-Platform Foreign Direct Investment

Tue. 19 October 2010: Peter SCHOTT (Yale)

Misallocation of Quota Licenses: Evidence from Chinese Textile and Apparel Exporters

Tue. 12 October 2010: Giammario IMPULLITTI (Cambridge)

Trade, Firm Selection, and Innovation: the Competition Channel

Tue. 28 September 2010: George ALLESSANDRIA (FRB Philadelphia)

Establishment Heterogeneity, Exporter Dynamics, and the Effects of Trade Liberalization

Tue. 1 February 2010: Julian Di GIOVANNI (IMF)

Country Size, International Trade and Aggregate Fluctuations in Granular Economy