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Professor Paola Conconi.

Professor Paola Conconi


Expertise: international trade, political economy, firm organization



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 a Research Associate of the Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS). 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 been awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) an Advanced Research Grant to fund her work on “Trade Agreements and Supply Chains.” She has published in several leading economics journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Political Economy.

Current areas of research include:

  • Trade Agreements: global supply chains; firm-level lobbying.