Economic Consequences of Trade Conference

Stephen J. Redding, Organizer

April 5-6, 2019

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, April 5
9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:30 am
David Baqaee, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Emmanuel Farhi, Harvard University

Networks, Barriers, and Trade
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Gene M. Grossman, Princeton University and NBER
Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University and NBER

Identity Politics and Trade Policy (slides)
12:00 pm
Lunch - Charles B
1:00 pm
Kirill Borusyak, University College London
Xavier Jaravel, London School of Economics

The Distributional Effects of Trade: Theory and Evidence from the United States
2:00 pm
Break
2:15 pm
Spencer Lyon, New York University
Michael E. Waugh, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and NBER

Quantifying the Losses from International Trade (slides)
3:15 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Kyle Handley, University of California, San Diego and NBER
André Kurmann, Drexel University
Philip A. Luck, University of Colorado Denver

The Impact of Chinese Trade on U.S. Employment: The Good, The Bad, and The Apocryphal
4:30 pm
Break
4:45 pm
Rui Costa, London School of Economics
Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics
Stephen J. Machin, London School of Economics

Trade and Worker Deskilling
5:45 pm
Adjourn
7:00 pm
Dinner
Bambara Restaurant
(across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA
Saturday, April 6
9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:30 am
Kevin Lim, University of Toronto
Daniel Trefler, University of Toronto and NBER
Miaojie Yu, Liaoning University

Trade and Innovation: The Role of Scale and Competition Effects
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Alonso de Gortari, Princeton University

Disentangling Global Value Chains
12:00 pm
Lunch - Charles B
1:00 pm
Ryan Kim, Johns Hopkins University
Jonathan Vogel, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER

Trade and Inequality across Local Labor Markets: The Margins of Adjustment
2:00 pm
Break
2:15 pm
Donald R. Davis, Columbia University and NBER
Eric Mengus, HEC Paris
Tomasz K. Michalski, HEC Paris

Labor Market Polarization and the Great Divergence: Theory and Evidence
3:15 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Paula Bustos, CEMFI
Joan Monras, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Jacopo Ponticelli, Northwestern University and NBER
Juan Manuel Castro-Vincenzi, Princeton University

Structural Transformation, Industrial Specialization, and Endogenous Growth
4:30 pm
Adjourn