Gianluca Orefice

Economist, Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Information Internationales (CEPII)

Gianluca Orefice is economist at the Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d’Information Internationales (CEPII) in Paris. He teaches Topics in Globalization at the University of Bergamo and Applied Econometrics at the University of Tours. Previously he was consultant at the Economic Research and Statistics Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and research assistant at Centro Studi Luca D’Agliano. Gianluca holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Milan and a Master in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering from Polytechnic of Milan. He was visiting student at the Universitè Catholique de Louvain. He has published on international trade and migration in several international professional journals, including the Journal of International Economics, the European Economic Review, Canadian Journal of Econimics, Review of International Economics, Review of World Economics, and The World Economy.



19 November 2018
Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) can be used by signatory countries to manage their participation in global value chains as well as cross-border migration flows. The inclusion of one additional provision in PTAs stimulates the bilateral fragmentation of production by one percent. PTAs that...