Workshop : Globalization and Workforce Composition 2023

The second edition of the yearly workshop "Globalization & Workforce Composition" will take place on the 4th of September, 2023.

The aim of the workshop is to foster interaction between researchers in the field of trade and labor economics, with a particular focus on the consequences of globalization shocks (such as trade and migration) on the labor market.

Program: Globalization and workers outcomes, Trade and (in)formality, Globalization and productivity, Globalization and labor market frictions

September 4th 2023 / 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Université Paris Dauphine - PSL
Salle Raymond Aron (2nd floor)

Registration are closed for this event.
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Invited speakers:

  • Pamela BOMBARDA, CY Cergy-Paris Université ;
  • Katharina EHARDT, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf ;
  • Brian KOVAK, Carnegie Mellon University ;
  • Ariell RESHEF, University Paris 1 & CNRS ;
  • Sara SIGNORELLI, École polytechnique - CREST ;
  • Gabriel ULYSSEA, University College of London ;
  • José VASQUEZ, London School of Economics



08:45-09:00 - Greetings
Mouhoub EL MOUHOUD, President, Université Paris Dauphine - PSL

Chair: Farid TOUBAL, Université Paris Dauphine - PSL

  • Paper 1: Giordano MION, ESSEC: “Dream Jobs in a Globalized Economy: Wage Dynamics and International Experience”
  • Paper 2: Katharina ERHARDT, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf: “Winners and losers of the 2015 Swiss exchange rate shock: Unveiling heterogeneous worker responses”

10:30-11:00 - Coffee break + Poster session

11:00-12:30 - Session 2: TRADE AND (IN)FORMALITY
Chair: Mathieu PARENTI, Paris School of Economics

  • Paper 1: Gabriel ULYSSEA, University College of London: “Trade and Informality in the Presence of Labor Market Frictions and Regulations”
  • Paper 2: Pamela BOMBARDA, CY Cergy-Paris Université: “Input-trade liberalization and formal employment: Evidence from Mexico”

12:30-14:00 - Lunch break*

14:00-15:30 - Session 3: GLOBALIZATION & PRODUCTIVITY
Chair: Mathilde GODARD, Université Paris Dauphine – PSL

  • Paper 1: Ariell RESHEF, University Paris 1 CNRS: “Techies and Firm Level Productivity”
  • Paper 2: Jose VASQUEZ, London School of Economics: “The Gains from Foreign Multinationals in an Economy with Distortions”

15:30-16:00 - Coffee break + Poster session

Chair: Laura KHOURY, Université Paris Dauphine – PSL

  • Paper 1: Brian KOVAK, Carnegie Mellon University: “Wage Insurance for Trade-Displaced Workers”
  • Paper 2: Sara SIGNORELLI, École polytechnique - CREST: “Too Constrained to Grow. Analysis of Firms’ Response to the Alleviation of Skill Shortages”

* We provide lunch for speakers and chairs only

Informations Pratiques

Date : lundi 4 septembre 2023
de 8h30 à 17h30
Lieu : Salle Raymond Aron