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International Trade and Investment Program Meeting

Robert Feenstra, Organizer

December 4-5, 2015

Stanford University

Lucas Conference Center

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA




Participant List

Friday, December 4

9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:30 am

Ana Fernandes, World Bank
Peter Klenow, Stanford University and NBER
Sergii Meleshchuk, University of California at Berkeley
Martha Pierola, World Bank
Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
The Intensive Margin in Trade: Moving Beyond Pareto

10:30 am


11:00 am

Paolo Bertoletti, University of Pavia
Federico Etro, University of Venice Ca' Foscari
Ina Simonovska, University of California at Davis and NBER
International Trade with Indirect Additivity

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Carsten Eckel, University of Munich
Stephen Yeaple, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Is Bigger Better? Multi-Product Firms, Labor Market Imperfections, and International Trade

2:00 pm


2:15 pm

Treb Allen, Northwestern University and NBER
David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Volatility, Insurance, and the Gains from Trade

3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Jose Asturias, Georgetown University
Manuel Garcia-Santana,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Roberto Ramos, Bank of Spain
Competition and the Welfare Gains from Transportation Infrastructure: Evidence from the Golden Quadrilateral of India

4:30 pm


6:30 pm

Group Dinner
MacArthur Park Restaurant
27 University Avenue
Palo Alto, CA

Saturday, December 5

8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Ralph Ossa, University of Chicago and NBER
A Quantitative Analysis of Subsidy Competition in the U.S.

10:00 am


10:15 am

James Harrigan, University of Virginia and NBER
Ariell Reshef, University of Virginia
Farid Toubal, Paris School of Economics
The March of the Techies: Technology, Trade, and Job Polarization in France, 1994-2007

11:15 am


11:30 am

Wolfgang Keller, University of Colorado and NBER
Hale Utar,
Bielefeld University
International Trade and Job Polarization: Evidence at the Worker Level

12:30 pm

Lunch and Adjourn