Workshop CEPII-PSE 2013 : “The Strategies of Exporting Firms”

Workshop CEPII-PSE (G-MonD) 2013

“The Strategies of Exporting Firms”


Monday 24th June 2013 – 9:00/18:30
Conference room « Salle P. GUILLAUMAT »
Commissariat Général à la Stratégie et à la Prospective
18, rue de Martignac – 75007 Paris

This international workshop aims at confronting recent works on the strategies of exporting firms. This topic has recently drawn the attention of theoretical and applied economists, particularly concerning both causes and effects of exports at firm level. This workshop intends to open up the discussion on (i) the characteristics and determinants of exporting firms, (ii) the firm level interactions between trade and labor market.

Organizers & contacts
> Matthieu Crozet : matthieu.crozet cepii.fr
> Gianluca Orefice : gianluca.orefice cepii.fr


PROGRAMME
9:00-9:20 – Registration
9:20-9:30 - Welcome address by SÉBASTIEN JEAN (CEPII - INRA)
9:30-11:00 - Session 1 - EXPORTS AND THE HOME COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE
Chair : THIERRY MAYER (CEPII, SCIENCES PO)

  • “Export Dynamics and Sales at Home” (45’) NICOLAS BERMAN (Graduate Institute Geneva) with Antoine Berthou and Jerome Hericourt
  • “Multinational Retailers and Home Country Exports” (45’) CHARLOTTE EMLINGER (CEPII) with Angela Chaptea and Karine Latouche

11:30-13:00 - Session 2 - LABOUR HETEROGENEITY AND FIRMS PERFORMANCES
Chair : THIERRY VERDIER (PSE)

  • “Firm-to-Firm Trade : Imports, Exports, and the Labor Market” (45’) JONATHAN EATON (PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY), with Samuel Kortum, Francis Kramarz and Raul Sampognaro
  • “Immigration and Firms : Evidence from France” (45’) CRISTINA MITARITONNA (CEPII), with Gianluca Orefice and Giovanni Peri

14:30-16:00 - Session 3 - THE TRADE MARGINS OF EXPORTING FIRMS
Chair : FRANCESCO GIAVAZZI (Bocconi university)

  • « The buyer margins of firms’ export » (45’) GIANMARCO OTTAVIANO (LSE) with Jeronimo Carballo and Christian Volpe Martincus
  • “Product Standards and Margins of Trade : Firm Level Evidence” (45’) GIANLUCA OREFICE (CEPII) with Lionel Fontagné, Roberta Piermartini and Nadia Rocha

16:30-18:00 - Session 4 - TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND EXPORT PERFORMANCES
Chair : LIONEL FONTAGNÉ (PSE, CEPII)

  • “Trade Liberalization and Export Prices” (45’) MARIA BAS (CEPII) with Vanessa Strauss-Kahn
  • Title TBD (45’) FARID TOUBAL (Cachan-CEPII)

18:00-18:15 - Concluding remarks and research agenda by MATTHIEU CROZET (PSE, CEPII)