COMMERCE - La mondialisation et le renouveau Ricardien

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Everything you need to know about the Trade programme 2017 is in the dedicated brochure : download this document (pdf format) with all the courses objectives, topics, structure and references.
June 26th > June 30th

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OVERVIEW

This programme addresses recent debates at the frontier of the field : the unbundling of production processes, the distributive effects of trade, the role of large firms in the global economy and finally the Ricardian revival :
- Contemporary Ricardian Theory (Arnaud Costinot, MIT) - 6 h
- Global Value Chains (Lionel Fontagné, PSE) - 6 h
- Large firms in the global economy (Mathieu Parenti, ULB) - 9 h
- Trade and Income Distribution (Ariell Reshef, PSE) - 9 h

PREREQUISITES

Graduates in economics with strong theoretical and empirical skills.

PROFESSORS

  • Arnaud Costinot is Professor of Economics at MIT. He received his B.S. from Ecole Polytechnique in 2000, his M.A. from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 2001, and his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2005. Professor Costinot has received numerous awards including the Prix Edmond Malinvaud, the Kiel Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs, and an Alfred P. Sloan Research fellowship. He is a Faculty Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow for the Center for Economic Policy Research. He also serves on the editorial boards of the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Economic Literature. Specializing in international trade, he has published the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Review of Economic Studies. His current research focuses on trade policy and the measurement of the welfare gains from trade. http://economics.mit.edu/faculty/costinot
  • Lionel Fontagné is Professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, and the Director of the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CES, Paris). He has been the Director of the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Informations Internationales (CEPII, Paris) from 2000 to 2006. He is also a member of the Conseil d’Analyse Economique (Council of Economic Analysis to the French Prime Minister), a scientific advisor to CEPII and a CESifo Research Fellow (Munich). He has written numerous studies on international trade and integration issues. His recent works focus on heterogeneous firms’ reaction to trade protection and long-term developments of the world economy. http://www.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/en/fontagne-lionel/
  • Mathieu Parenti is an assistant Professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles, a research fellow at the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He has received his PhD from the Paris School of Economics (Université Paris 1) in 2012. His fields of research are International Trade and Industrial Organization. His recent papers focus on the determinants of firms’ market power in the global economy as well as tax avoidance by multinational firms. https://sites.google.com/site/mathieuparenti/home/
  • Ariell Reshef is an Associate Member of the Paris School of Economics and a CNRS researcher (Directeur de Recherche) at the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Until January 2016 he was an Associate Professor (with tenure) at the University of Virginia. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from New York University in 2008. His research interests focus on income distribution – in particular, the relationship of labor markets with global trade, technological change, and regulation. His work lies at the intersection of International Trade, Labor Economics, and Macroeconomics. His current research projects examine structural change of employment and evolution of productivity in France, compensation in the financial sector, and the long run evolution of the legal services sector in the United States. http://www.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/en/reshef-ariell/

Programme Supervisor : Lionel Fontagné

SCHEDULE

Monday June, 26th
9 am - 10 am Welcome coffee
10 am - 12 pm Lionel Fontagné, Global Value Chains
12 pm - 1.15 pm Lunch
1.15 pm - 2.15 pm Workshop presentations
2.15 pm - 3.45 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
3.45 pm - 4.15 pm Coffee break
4.15 pm - 5.45 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution

Tuesday June, 27th
8.30 am - 10.30 am Lionel Fontagné, Global Value Chains
10.30 am - 11 am Coffee break
11 am - 12.30 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
12.30 pm - 1.45 pm Lunch
1.45 pm - 3.15 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
3.15 pm - 3.30 pm Coffee break
3.30 pm - 5 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
5 pm - 5.15 pm Coffee break
5.15 pm - 6.45 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution

Wednesday June, 28th
8.30 am - 10.30 am Lionel Fontagné, Global Value Chains
10.30 am - 11 am Coffee break
11 am - 1 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
1 pm - 2.15 pm Lunch
2.15 pm - 3.45 pm Workshop presentations
3.45 pm - 4.15 pm Coffee break
4.15 pm - 6.15 pm Arnaud Costinot, Contemporary Ricardian Theory

Thursday June, 29th
8.30 am - 10.30 am Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy
10.30 am - 10.45 am Coffee break
10.45 am - 12.45 pm Arnaud Costinot, Contemporary Ricardian Theory
12.45 pm - 1.45 pm Lunch
1.45 pm - 3.15 pm Workshop presentations
3.15 pm - 3.30 pm Coffee break
3.30 pm - 5.30 pm Mathieu Parenti, Large firms in the global economy

Friday June, 30th
9 am - 11 am Arnaud Costinot, Contemporary Ricardian Theory
11 am - 11.30 am Coffee break
11.30 am - 1 pm Workshop presentations
1 pm - 2.15 pm Lunch
2.15 pm - 3.45 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
3.45 pm - 4 pm Coffee break
4 pm - 5.30 pm Ariell Reshef, Trade and Income Distribution
5.30 pm - 6.30 pm Round table discussions


  • Participant profiles, Fees, application file and deadline... How to apply ?
  • The complete 2017 brochure is available in pdf (115 pages, 8 Mo)
  • You’ve chosen this programme and you want to apply ? Go directly to the website www.pse-application.eu
  • Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly : summer-school psemail.eu