“Quality and Trade” - 9th and 10th May, G-Mond of PSE

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    Monday 9th

    14 :00 Registration
    14 :15 Welcome address: François Bourguignon (PSE)
    14:30 Opening lecture: Peter Schott (Yale School of Management and NBER)
    “On quality, international competition and trade”
    15:45 Coffee break
    16:00 Session 1: Measuring quality
    Chair: Mathias Thoenig (U. Lausanne)
    16:05 “Quality and Market Shares”
    Angela Cheptea (INRA), Lionel Fontagné (PSE, CEPII), Soledad Zignago (BdF)
    16:45 “The Long and Short (of) Quality Ladders”
    Amit Khandelwal (Columbia University and NBER)
    17:30 Round table on empirical challenges:
    Sebastien Jean (INRA, CEPII), Eric Verhoogen (Columbia Univ. & NBER), Bettina Wistrom (OECD)
    Moderator: Jean Imbs (PSE)
    18:30 Adjourn

Tuesday 10th

9:15 Welcome coffee
9:30 Session 2: Quality and micro data
Chair: Sebastian Krautheim (Universität Frankfurt)
9:35 Quality Sorting and Trade: Firm-Level Evidence for French Wine
Matthieu Crozet (PSE) & Thierry Mayer (Sciences Po’ and CEPII)
10:15 “Import competition from and outsourcing to China: a curse or blessing for firms?”
Giordano Mion (LSE) & Linke Zhu (University of Leuven)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 “Reallocation across firms and Aggregate Quality Upgrading”
Julien Martin (CREST) & Isabelle Méjean (Ecole Polytechnique)
12:15 “Export Destinations and Input Prices”
Eric Verhoogen (Columbia University & NBER), Paulo Bastos (IADB) & Joana Silva (World Bank)
13:00 Lunch
14:15 Session 3: Quality and income distribution
Chair: Cristina Terra (University of Cergy and CEPII)
14:20 “Trade in quality and income distribution: An analysis of the enlarged EU market”
Florian Mayneris (Université catholique de Louvain, IRES, CORE) & Hélène Latzer (Université catholique de Louvain, IRES). Download the slides.
15:00 “Putting per capita income back into trade theory”
Thibaut Fally & James Markusen (U. Boulder, Colorado). Download the slides.
15:45 Round table on international competition in high-end products
introduced and moderated by Lionel Fontagné (PSE) and Koen de Backer (OECD)
Elisabeth Ponsolles-Desportes (Colbert), Bertin Martens (EU DG Trade), Joaquim Oliveira Martins (OECD), Reinhilde Veugelers (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
17:30 Adjourn