Internationale Konferenz 2010 zum Thema "International Trade: Threats and Opportunities in a Globalised World"

14. - 15. Oktober 2010 - Auditorium der Belgischen Nationalbank in Brüssel

Einleitung von Gouverneur Guy Quaden

Trade and the global recession
Jonathan Eaton, Sam Kortum, Brent Neiman, John Romalis
Working Paper 196 (pdf - 256k)  Presentation (pdf - 1096)

Internationalization strategy and performance of small and medium sized enterprises
Jonas Onkelinx, Leo Sleuwaegen
Working Paper 197  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 210k)
Discussion by V. Rebeyrol (pdf - 71k)

The internationalization process of firms: From exports to FDI?
Paola Conconi, André Sapir, Maurizio Zanardi
Working Paper 198  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 1461k)
Discussion by E. Ornelas (pdf 36k)

Intermediaries in international trade: Direct versus indirect modes of export
Andrew B. Bernard, Marco Grazzi, Chiara Tomasi
Working Paper 199 (pdf - 256k)  Presentation (pdf - 1436k)

Trade in services: IT and task content
Andrea Ariu, Giordano Mion
Working Paper 200  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 853k)
Discussion by L. Oldenski (pdf - 79k)

The productivity and export spillovers of the internationalisation behaviour of Belgian firms
Michel Dumont, Bruno Merlevede, Christophe Piette, Glenn Rayp
Working Paper 201  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 620k)
Discussion by C. Altomonte (pdf - 46k)

Market size, competition and the product mix of exporters
Thierry Mayer, Marc J. Melitz, Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano
Working Paper 202  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 1447k)

Multi-product exporters, carry-along trade and the margins of trade
Andrew B. Bernard, Ilke Van Beveren, Hylke Vandenbussche
Working Paper 203  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 1554k)
Discussion by P. Neary (pdf - 931k)

Can Belgian firms cope with the Chinese dragon and the Asian tigers? The export performance of multi-product firms on foreign markets
Filip Abraham, Jan Van Hove
Working Paper 204  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 241k)
Discussion by G. Gaulier (pdf - 353k)

Immigration, offshoring and American jobs
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri, Greg C. Wright
Working Paper 205  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 738k)

The effects of internationalisation on domestic labour demand by skills: Firm-level evidence for Belgium
Ludo Cuyvers, Emmanuel Dhyne, Reth Soeng
Working Paper 206  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 62k)
Discussion by D. Urban (pdf - 159k)

Labour demand adjustment: Does foreign ownership matter?
Emmanuel Dhyne, Catherine Fuss, Claude Mathieu
Working Paper 207  (pdf - 2750k) Presentation (pdf - 341k)
Discussion by H. Görg (pdf - 8k)

Closing speech:
Concluding remarks