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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

         

SUMMER INSTITUTE 2011

        

International Trade and Investment Workshop

          

Marc Melitz and Nina Pavcnik, Organizers

         

August 1 - 4, 2011

       

NBER

Martin Feldstein Conference Room, 2nd Floor

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts

   

PROGRAM

 

Monday, August 1:

  

9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Trade Costs


9:30 am


Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dave Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Welfare Gains from Economic Integration: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture, 1840-2000

Discussant: Robert Johnson, Dartmouth College

  

10:30 am

Break


11:00 am


Eduardo Morales, Harvard University
Gloria Sheu,
Department of Justice
Andres Zahler, Harvard University
Gravity and Extended Gravity: Estimating a Structural Model of Export Entry

Discussant: Tom Holmes, University of Minnesota and NBER

12:00 n

Lunch

Trade Policy


1:00 pm


Giacomo Ponzetto, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Heterogeneous Information and Trade Policy

Discussant: Bob Staiger, Stanford University and NBER

2:00 pm

Break


2:30 pm


Emily Blanchard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Xenia Matschke,
University of Trier
U.S. Multinationals and Preferential Market Access

Discussant: Bruce Blonigen, University of Oregon and NBER

  

3:30 pm

Adjourn

6:00 pm

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

Tuesday, August 2:

9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Trade and Labor Market Dynamics


9:30 am


Rafael Dix Carneiro, Princeton University
Trade Liberalization and Labor Market Dynamics

Discussant: David Atkin, Yale University and NBER

10:30 am

Break


11:00 am


Lorenzo Caliendo, University of Chicago
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University and NBER
The Impact of Trade on Organization and Productivity

Discussant: Stephen Yeaple, Pennsylvania State University

  

12:00 n

Lunch

Trade and Intermediate Inputs


1:00 pm


Gita Gopinath, Harvard University and NBER
Brent Neiman, University of Chicago and NBER
Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises

Discussant: Stefania Garetto, Boston University

2:00 pm

Break


2:30 pm


Kiminori Matsuyama, Northwestern University
Endogenous Ranking and Equilibriurm Lorenz Curve Among (ex-ante) Identical Countries

Discussant: Ralph Ossa, University of Chicago and NBER

3:30 pm

Adjourn

Wednesday, August 3:

9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Trade and Institutions

9:30 am

Amit Khandelwal, Columbia University
Peter K. Schott, Yale University and NBER
Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University and NBER
Trade Liberalization and Embedded Institutional Change: Evidence from Chinese Exporters

Discussant:  Kalina Manova, Stanford University and NBER


11:00 am


Kamran Bilir, Stanford University
Patent Laws, Product Lifecycle Lengths, and the Global Sourcing Decisions of U.S. Multinationals

Discussant: Lee Branstetter, Carnegie Mellon University and NBER

12:00 n

Lunch

12:45 pm

Tribute to Robert Baldwin

Trade and Institutions


1:15 pm


James E. Anderson, Boston College and NBER
Yoto V. Yotov, Drexel University
Terms of Trade and Global Efficiency Effects of Free Trade Agreements, 1990-2002

Discussant: Nuno Limao, University of Maryland and NBER

2:15 pm

Break


2:30 pm


Pablo D. Fajgelbaum, Princeton University
Labor Market Frictions, Firm Growth, and International Trade

Discussant: James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University and NBER

3:30 pm

Adjourn

Thursday, August 4:

9:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Trade and Quality

9:30 am

Robert Feenstra, University of California at Davis and NBER
John Romalis, University of Chicago and NBER
Estimating A Model of Trade with Endogenous Quality Choice

Discussant: Juan Carlos Hallak, Universidad de San Andrés and NBER

10:30 am

Break


11:00 am


Mark J. Roberts, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Daniel Xu, New York University and NBER
Firm Quality, Productivity, and Capability Among Chinese Exporters

Discussant: Jan De Loecker, Princeton University and NBER

12:00 n

Lunch and Adjourn