Fifth Conference Global Value Chains, Trade and Development “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”

Fifth Conference Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

“Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”

Brussels, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES)

29-30 October 2020

*All timings are in CET.

 

Please note that this event has been postoponed to 29-30 October 2020 and will take place online.

The production of most goods is increasingly organised along global value chains, in which different stages of the production process are fragmented across countries. The CEPR Research Network on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development was established by CEPR and the World Bank to stimulate debate on the important and timely questions raised by the emergence of global value chains.

 

Fifth Conference Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

“Trade Agreements and Supply Chains”

Brussels, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES)

 

Thursday, October 29, 2020

 

 

Welcome Address

13:50-14:00

No Double Standards: Quantifying the Impact of Standard Harmonization on Trade (Presentation Slides)

Julia Schmidt, Banque de France (with Walter Steingress)

 

14:00-14:50

A Simple Theory of Deep Trade Integration

Mathieu Parenti, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES) and CEPR (with Gonzague Vannoorenberghe)

14:50-15:40

Coffee Break

15:40-16:00

Keynote Presentation: Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations (Presentation Slides)

Robert Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER (with Kyle Bagwell and Ali Yurukoglu)

 

16:00-16:50

Coffee Break

16:50-17:10

Trade Policy Along Supply Chains (Presentation Slides)

Paola Conconi, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES) and CEPR (with Chad Bown,  Aksel Erbahar, and Lorenzo Trimarchi)

 

17:10-18:00

Disentangling the Effects of the 2018-2019 Tariffs on a Globally Connected U.S. Manufacturing Sector (Presentation Slides)

Aaron Flaaen, Federal Reserve Board (with Justin Pierce)

18:00-18:50

 

 

Friday, October 30, 2020

 

 

Horizontal Regulatory Barriers in International Trade: Evidence from Electric Plugs (Presentation Slides)

Yuan Mei, Singapore Management University (with Mingzhi Xu)

 

9:50-10:40

Trade and Domestic Policies under Monopolistic Competition

Harald Fadinger, University of Mannheim and CEPR (with Alessia Campolmi and Chiara Forlati)

 

10:40-11.30

Coffee Break

11:30-11:50

Keynote Presentation: Are Trade Agreements Good for You? (Presentation Slides)

Ralph Ossa, University of Zurich and CEPR (with Giovanni Maggi)

 

11:50-12:40

lunch

12:40-13:30

Moving Up or Down: A Model for GVC Integration (Presentation Slides)

Peter Egger, ETH Zurich and CEPR (with Katharina Erhardt and Gerard Masllorens)

 

13:30- 14:20

Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks

Kalina Manova, University College London and CEPR (with Hanwei Huang and Frank Pisch)

 

14:20:15:10

coffee break

15:10-15:30

Contracting Frictions in Global Sourcing: Implications for Welfare

Davin Chor, Dartmouth College and NBER (with Lin Ma)

 

15:30-16:20

Technology Transfer in Global Value Chains (Presentation Slides)

Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics and CEPR

 

16:20-17:10

Coffee Break

17:10-17:30

World Development Report 2020: Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains (Presentation Slides)

Daria Taglioni, World Bank

 

17:30-18:20

End Of Conference

18:20

 

Speakers will have 40 mins to present followed by 10 mins of Q&A.

Event Type: 
Conference