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The CEPII Newsletter       
November 2016        

The French edition is slightly different as it also includes material available in French only  

Europe Monnaie & Finance Trade & Globalization Migrations Economic Policy Emerging Economies Competitivness & Growth Environment & Natural Ressources

Comments on IMF’s “Global Trade: What’s behind the Slowdown?” – or why there is more to trade slowdown than weak demand

The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook points to weak demand and investment as the main factor behind the world trade slowdown. I argue that this conclusion is overblown and that the high-quality underlying work falls well short of explaining the slow trade puzzle.
Sébastien Jean

IMF insights on slow trade and global disinflation
October 12, 2016

Made in Africa - could Africa become the new manufacturing hub?
October 13, 2016

XIV ELSNIT Annual Conference : Investment Treaties and Investment Promotion Policies
October 21 - 22, 2016

Big data and migration: the next frontier in migration measurement and analysis
October 25, 2016

Jason Furman & Claire Waysand sur "The New View of Fiscal Policy and Its Application"
November 15, 2016

Life after "Brexit"
November 24, 2016

Immigration in OECD Countries - 6th Annual International Conference
December 12, 2016

Modeling real international relationships -  A MIRAGE Consortium Workshop
December 15 - 16, 2016

Theories and Methods in Macroeconomics - 21st Conference
March 16 - 17, 2017

17th Doctoral Meetings in International Trade and International Finance
June 26 - 27, 2017


Evaluation Report of CEPII

CEPII's Board decided to launch an evaluation of CEPII, and asked Mr. François Bourguignon, director of studies at EHESS and emeritus professor at the Paris School of Economics, to conduct it. The report is now available online, in French, but a summary of the main observations and conclusions is available in English.

Anne-Laure Delatte, CEPII new Deputy Director

Tenured Researcher at the French Institute for Scientific Research (CNRS), holding a Ph. D from the Paris 10 University on the breakup of hard exchange rate regimes, Anne-Laure Delatte joined CEPII in October 2016 as Deputy Director,  in charge of  the scientific programm International Macroeconomics and Finance. Her research focuses on financial economics and international macroeconomics with an empirical approach, applied to several areas including the Euro crisis, cross-border banking, forex reserves in emerging countries, commodity prices etc.

  Facts & Figures

While Paris Climate Agreement is entering into force (November 4, 2016) and  COP 22  is opening in Marrakesh (November 7), flashback to the debate lauched by France Stratégie and CEPII on the financial system’s contribution to the energy transition.


Improving the G20 process

The recent G20 Hangzhou Summit is yet another example of the difficulties the G20 has to move ahead at cruising speed. Changes in the G20 process might help to increase its impact.
Christophe Destais


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    December 15, 2016
  • ISSN: 1255-7072
    Editorial Director : Christophe Destais
    Managing Editor : Dominique Pianelli