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Paola Conconi

Core Faculty : Full-time

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ULB zipcode : 114
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt 42
1050 Brussels

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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 and the Director of the CEPR Research Network on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development.

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  • 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.

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

  • 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