Programme

Graduate Institute Geneva, CEPR, World Bank and ECARES

Second Conference on
Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

September 22-23, 2016

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
​2, Chemin Eugène-Rigot, Geneva

Programme (pdf)

Thursday 22 September - Auditorium A2, Petal 2

13:00-14:00

Coffee on arrival and registration (Hall Petal 2)

14:00-14:50

 

BEATA JAVORCIK, University of Oxford and CEPR

When a Policy Backfires: The Unintended Consequences of Taxing Import Financing (with Banu Demir)

14:50-15:40

 

ZHI WANG, University of International Business and Economics and George Mason University

Characterizing Global Value Chains (with Shang-Jin Wei, Xinding Yu and Kunfu Zhu)

15:40-16:10

Coffee Break

16:10-17:00

 

FILIPPO VERGARA CAFFARELLI, Bank of Italy

Quantifying the Productivity Effects of Global Sourcing (with Sara Formai)

17:15-19:15

17:15-17:45

17:45-19:15

Public Event

Keynote Speech by Robert Koopman, World Trade organization and CEPR

Policy Panel with:

Richard Baldwin Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, President of CEPR, Co-Director of the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration. 

Robert Koopman Chief Economist and Director of the Economic Research and Statistics Division at the World Trade Organization WTO.

Anabel González Senior Director of the World Bank Group Global Practice on Trade and Competitiveness.

James Zhan Senior Director of Investment and Enterprise at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

19:30

Dinner for speakers

Friday 23 September - Room S8, (Inter-Petal)

09:00-09:50

 

MICHELE RUTA, World Bank Group

Deep Agreements and Global Value Chains (with Nadia Rocha and Alberto Osnago)

09:50-10:40

 

ANNA MARIA MAYDA, Georgetown University and CEPR

Input Export Promotion and Output Tariff Reduction (with Rodney Ludema, Miaojie Yu, and Zhi Yu)

10:40-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-12:00

 

ANNA GUMPERT, University of Munich

Multinational Firms and Export Dynamics (with Andreas Moxnes, Natalia Ramondo and Felix Tintelnot)

12:00-12:50

 

ARMANDO RUNGI, Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Organizing the Global Value Chain: A Firm-Level Test (with Davide Del Prete)

12:50-13:50

Sandwich Lunch at the Inter Petal's Hall

13:50-14:40

MAARTEN BOSKER, Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University and CEPR

A Theory of Trade in a Global Production Network (with Bastian Westbrock)

14:40-15:30

NINA PAVCNIK, Dartmouth College and CEPR

Export Markets and Labor Allocation in a Low-Income Country (with Brian McCaig)

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-16:50

GLADYS LOPEZ ACEVEDO, World Bank

Apparel Prices and Women’s Wages: Evidence from Sri Lanka and Cambodia
(with Raymond Robertson and Yevgeniya Savchenko)

Conference Organisers

Richard Baldwin, Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva; President of CEPR, Co-Director of the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration.

Paola Conconi, Professor of Economics at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ECARES), Director of the CEPR Research Network on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development.

Daria Taglioni, Global Solutions Lead of the World Bank’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.

Theresa Carpenter, Executive Director, Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. 


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