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Paola Conconi is a Professor of Economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, a member of the European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and Research Associate of the Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS).

She received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Bologna, a M.A. in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University, a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Warwick. Her main research interests are in international trade, firm organization, and political economy.

She is a Research Fellow of the CEPR International Trade and Regional Economics Program, a CESifo Research Fellow, a Research Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance of the London School of Economics, and the Director of the CEPR Research Network on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development.

She has published in several leading economics journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Political Economy.
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Selected Works

  • Alfaro, L., Antras, P., Chor, D., & Conconi, P. (2018). Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis. Journal of political economy.

  • Conconi, P., Garcia-Santana, M., Puccio, L., Venturini, R., et al. (2018). From Final Goods to Inputs: The Protectionist Effect of Preferential Rules of Origin”. The American economic review, 108, 2335-2365. doi:10.1257/aer.20161151

  • Conconi, P., Sapir, A., & Zanardi, M. (2016, January 01). The Internationalization Process of Firms: from Exports to FDI. Journal of international economics, 99, 6-30. doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2015.12.004

  • Alfaro, L., Conconi, P., Fadinger, H., & Newman, A. A. (2016, February 25). Do Prices Determine Vertical Integration?”. Review of Economic Studies, 83, Lead Article, 1-35.

  • Conconi, P., Sahuguet, N., & Zanardi, M. (2014). Democratic Peace and Electoral Accountability. Journal of the European Economic Association, 12, 997-1028. doi:10.1111/jeea.12074

  • Conconi, P., Facchini, G., & Zanardi, M. (2012). Fast Track Authority and International Trade Negotiations. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 4, 146-189.

  • Conconi, P., & Perroni, C. (2009). Do Credible Domestic Institutions Promote Credible International Agreements? Journal of international economics, 79, 160-170. doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2009.07.005

Updated on May 2, 2019