NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

 

SUMMER INSTITUTE 2006

 

International Trade and Investment Workshop

 

Donald Davis and David Weinstein, Organizers

 

NBER

2nd Floor Conference Room

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

July 31 to August 3, 2006

 

PROGRAM

 

MONDAY, JULY 31:

 

 

 9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

 

 

 9:30 am

KYLE BAGWELL, Columbia University and NBER

 

ROBERT STAIGER, University of Wisconsin and NBER

 

What Do Trade Negotiators Negotiate About?  Empirical Evidence from the World Trade Organization

 

 

10:30 pm

Break

 

 

11:00 am

DANIEL BERNHOFEN, University of Nottingham

 

Bilateral Predictions in a Multilateral World? Revisiting the Theory

 

 

12:00 n

Lunch

 

 

 1:00 pm

JAMES ANDERSON, Boston College and NBER

 

Commercial Policy in a Predatory World

 

 

 2:00 pm

Break

 

 

 2:30 pm

DANIEL MIRZA, University of Rennes 1

 

THIERRY VERDIER, Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques

 

Are Lives Substitute to Livelihoods? Terrorism, Security and US Bilateral Imports

 

 

 3:30 pm

Adjourn

 

 

 6:00 pm

Clambake, Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1:

 

 

 9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

 

 

 9:30 am

KEITH MASKUS, AHMED MUSHFIQ MOBARAK and ERIC STUEN,

 

University of Colorado at Boulder

 

Foreign Graduate Students and Knowledge Creation at U.S. Universities: Evidence from Enrollment Fluctuations

 

 

10:30 am

Break

 

 

11:00 am

GIANMARCO OTTAVIANO, Universitą di Bologna

 

GIOVANNI PERI, UC, Davis and NBER

 

Rethinking the Effects of Immigration on Wages

 

 

12:00 n

Lunch

 

 

 1:00 pm

STEPHEN REDDING, London School of Economics

 

DANIEL STURM, University of Muncih

 

NIKOLAUS WOLF, Free University of Berlin

 

Multiple Equilibria in Industrial Location: Evidence from German Airports

 

 

 2:00 pm

Break

 

 

 2:30 pm

ANTONIO CICCONE, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

 

ELIAS PAPAIOANNOU, European Central Bank

 

Human Capital, the Structure of Production, and Growth

 

 

 3:30 pm

Adjourn

 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2:

 

 

 9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

 

 

 9:30 am

JENS ARNOLD, BEATA JAVORCIK and AADITYA MATTOO,

 

The World Bank

 

The Productivity Effects of Services Liberalization

 

 

10:30 am

Break

 

 

11:00 am

MARY AMITI, International Monetary Fund

 

JOZEF KONINGS, Katholieke Universiteit

 

Trade Liberalization, Intermediate Inputs and Productivity: Evidence from Indonesia

 

 

12:00 n

Lunch

 

 

1:00 pm

HIAU LOOI KEE, The World Bank

 

Foreign Investment and Domestic Productivity

 

 

 2:00 pm

Break

 

 

 2:30 pm

NATALIE CHEN, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

 

JEAN IMBS and ANDREW SCOTT, London Business School

 

The Dynamics of Trade and Competition

 

 

 3:30 pm

Adjourn

 

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3:

 

 

 9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

 

 

 9:30 am

PAUL BERGIN and ROBERT FEENSTRA, UC, Davis and NBER

 

GORDON HANSON, UC, San Diego and NBER

 

Outsourcing and Volatility

 

 

10:30 am

Break

 

 

11:00 am

ALEJANDRO CUNAT, University of Essex

 

MARC MELITZ, Harvard University and NBER

 

Volatility, Labor Market Flexibility, and the Pattern of Comparative Advantage

 

 

12:00 n

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

5/10/06