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Co-organised by Banque de France, CEPR, the World Bank and University of Surrey

The conference will take place in person.


Background and Objective:

Banque de France, CEPR, the World Bank and University of Surrey jointly organise a workshop to explore current developments in international trade and cross-border economic activity. We invite submissions of empirical and theoretical contributions that analyse the above and related topics with an emphasis on a policy perspective. It takes place at the Banque de France’s Paris Office on two half-days, 11-12 May 2023.


Keynote speech:

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (IMF)

Guest speaker:

Davin Chor (Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth)

Scientific and organising committee:

Juan Carluccio, Lionel Fontagné, Beata Javorcik, Daria Taglioni and Maurizio Zanardi.


Secretariat of the conference: Giulia Ursula Jonetzko ([email protected]), Despoina Chatzilari (, and Anna Goodman ([email protected]).



The deadline for submissions is Sunday, March 5th, 2023. Only papers submitted by the deadline will be considered. Notification of acceptance will be given by March 20th, 2023. Travel and accommodation costs for presenters of accepted contributions will be covered. Details will be circulated after notification of acceptance. 

Authors who are CEPR-affiliated or already have a CEPR online profile can upload their submission on  

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For any further information or if you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please send an email to the Secretariat of the Conference.