International Trade: The New Normal

International Trade: The New Normal

Co-organised by Banque de France, CEPII, CEPR and University of Surrey
Venue: Online

10-11 June 2021

*All Timings are in CEST


Thursday 10 June


 Welcome Speech by Bruno Cabrillac (Banque de France)   

Session on Trade Frictions

Chair: Juan Carluccio, Banque de France and University of Surrey


 Trade Imbalances and the Rise of Protectionism

 Philippe Martin, Sciences Po and CEPR (with Samuel Delpeuch and Etienne Fize) 


 Labor Unions and the Electoral Consequences of Trade Liberalization

 Emanuel Ornelas, Sao Paulo School of Economics – FGV and CEPR (with Pedro  Molina Ogeda and Rodrigo R. Soares)


 Keynote by Paola Conconi, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ECARES) and CEPR

 Trade Protection Along Supply Chains

 Introduced by Sébastien Jean, CEPII


  Policy Panel

  Lionel Fontagné, Banque de France and CEPII

  Marion Jansen, OECD

  Beata Javorcik, University of Oxford, EBRD and CEPR

  Robert Koopman, World Trade Organization, Graduate Institute and CEPR

  Moderator: Martin Sandbu, Financial Times


  Escaping Import Competition in China

  Ana Cecilia Fieler, Yale University (with Ann Harrison)

                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday 11 June 2021

Session on COVID

Chair: Maurizio Zanardi, University of Surrey


 The Margins of Adjustment of French Exports to the Covid Crisis

 Sebastian Stumpner, Banque de France (with Jean-Charles Bricongne, Juan Carluccio,  Guillaume Gaulier and Lionel Fontagné)


 Globalization and Pandemics

  Pol Antras, Harvard University and CEPR (with Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg)


 Keynote by Gene Grossman, Princeton University and CEPR

 Supply Chain Resilience: Should Policy Promote Reshoring or Diversification?

 Introduced by Beata Javorcik (University of Oxford, EBRD and CEPR)

16:45-17:00  Break

 Global Supply Chains in the Pandemic

  Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin (with Andrei A. Levchenko, Barthélémy Bonadio and Zhen Huo)


 Recessionary Shocks, Economic Resilience, and International Trade

 Mathilde Le Moigne, University of Zurich (with Ralph Ossa and Marcos Ritel)


Organising committee: Olivier de Bandt , Jean-Charles Bricongne, Juan Carluccio, Lionel Fontagné, Beata Javorcik, Maurizio Zanardi

Scientific committee: Juan Carluccio, Lionel Fontagné, Beata Javorcik, Maurizio Zanardi


Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 13:15
Friday, June 11, 2021
meeting date: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 to Friday, June 11, 2021