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SI 2018 International Trade & Investment

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David Atkin and Jonathan Vogel, Organizers

July 9-12, 2018

Hotel Marlowe

25 Edwin Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 9
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Firms and Trade
9:30 am
Miguel Almunia, CUNEF
Pol Antràs, Harvard University and NBER
David Lopez-Rodriguez, Banco de Espana
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University and NBER
Venting Out: Exports during a Domestic Slump
Discussant: Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Duke University and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Andrew B. Bernard, Dartmouth College and NBER
Teresa C. Fort, Dartmouth College and NBER
Valerie Smeets, Aarhus University
Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus University
Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization
Discussant: Lindsay Oldenski, Georgetown University
12:00 pm
Lunch
Spatial Development
1:00 pm
Nick Tsivanidis, University of California at Berkeley
The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Urban Transit Infrastructure: Evidence from Bogota’s TransMilenio
Discussant: Treb Allen, Dartmouth College and NBER
2:00 pm
Break
2:15 pm
Shoumitro Chatterjee, Pennsylvania State University
Market Power and Spatial Competition in Rural India
Discussant: Meredith Startz, Stanford University and NBER
3:15 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Treb Allen, Dartmouth College and NBER
Dave Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
The Geography of Path Dependence
Discussant: David Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER
4:30 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 10
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Urban Economics
9:30 am
Adrien G. Bilal, Princeton University
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University and NBER
Location as an Asset
Discussant: Matthew Turner, Brown University and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lin Tian, INSEAD
Division of Labor and Productivity Advantage of Cities: Theory and Evidence from Brazil
Discussant: Victor Couture, University of California at Berkeley
12:00 pm
Lunch at Hotel Marlowe
After lunch, sessions will be held at Royal Sonesta Hotel in Charles Suites
1:15 pm
Policy Panel on the Economic Consequences of Trade:
Robert Feenstra, University of California at Davis and NBER
Pinelopi Goldberg, Yale University and NBER
Gordon Hanson, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College and NBER
2:15 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Joan Monras, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Christoph Albert, CEMFI
Immigrants' Residential Choices and Their Consequences
Discussant: Melanie Morten, Stanford University and NBER
3:45 pm
Adjourn
The Feldstein Lecture follows at 4:30 in the West Tower Ballroom at the Sonesta
Wednesday, July 11
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Price Changes and Welfare
9:30 am
David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Benjamin Faber, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Thibault Fally, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, University of California at Berkeley
A New Engel on the Gains from Trade
Discussant: Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Xavier Jaravel, London School of Economics
Erick Sager, Federal Reserve Board
What Are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the U.S. and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models
Discussant: Amit Khandelwal, Columbia University and NBER
12:00 pm
Lunch
Identification and Tariff Negotiations
1:00 pm
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Yale University
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University and NBER
Henry Swift, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bartik Instruments: What, When, Why, and How
Discussant: Kirill Borusyak, University College London
2:00 pm
Break
2:30 pm
Kyle Bagwell, Stanford University and NBER
Robert W. Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER
Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford University and NBER
Quantitative Analysis of Multi-Party Tariff Negotiations
Discussant: Ralph Ossa, University of Zurich
3:30 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 12
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Optimal Policy
9:30 am
Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Iván Werning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Robots, Trade, and Luddism
Discussant: Pol Antràs, Harvard University and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Cecile Gaubert, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Optimal Spatial Policies, Geography and Sorting
Discussant: Jonathan I. Dingel, University of Chicago and NBER
12:00 pm
Lunch and Adjourn
 
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