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International Trade and Investment Program Meeting

Robert Feenstra, Organizer

March 20-21, 2015

2nd Floor Conference Room
1050 Massachusetts Avenue

 Cambridge, MA  


Participant List

Friday, March 20:



8:45 am

Shuttle vans (2) depart from the Royal Sonesta Hotel for the NBER

9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:30 am

Michael Dickstein, Stanford University and NBER
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University and NBER
What do Exporters Know?

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

William Lincoln, Johns Hopkins University
Andrew McCallum, Federal Reserve Board
The Rise of Exporting By U.S. Firms

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Thibault Fally, University of California at Berkeley
Russell Hillberry, World Bank
A Coasian Model of International Production Chains

2:00 pm

Coffee Break

2:15 pm

Emily Blanchard, Dartmouth College
Will Olney, Williams College
Globalization and Human Capital Investment: How Export Composition Drives Educational Attainment

3:15 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 pm

Ryan Monarch, Federal Reserve Board
"It's Not You, It's Me": Breakups in U.S.-China Trade Relationships

4:30 pm




4:40 pm

Shuttle vans (2) depart from the NBER for the Royal Sonesta Hotel

6:30 pm

Group Dinner
The Similans Restaurant, 145 First Street, Cambridge, MA

Saturday, March 21:


8:15 am

Shuttle vans (2) depart from the Royal Sonesta Hotel for the NBER



8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am

Illenin Kondo, Federal Reserve Board
Trade Reforms, Foreign Competition, and Labor Market Adjustments in the U.S.

10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:15 am

Emily Blanchard, Dartmouth College
Chad Bown, World Bank
Robert Johnson, Dartmouth College and NBER
Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy

11:15 am

Coffee Break

11:30 am

Delina Agnosteva, Drexel University
James Anderson, Boston College and NBER
Yoto Yotov, Drexel University
Intra-national Trade Costs: Assaying Regional Frictions

12:30 pm

Lunch and Adjourn