SI 2023 International Trade & Investment

Oleg Itskhoki and Ina Simonovska, Organizers

July 10-13, 2023

Hotel Marlowe

Serrano Ballroom, 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 10
10:15 am
Coffee and Pastries
10:29 am
Firms and Trade
10:45 am
Benny Kleinman, University of Chicago

Wage Inequality and the Spatial Expansion of Firms
Discussant: Jonathan Vogel, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
11:45 am
Alonso Alfaro-Urena, Central Bank of Costa Rica
Juanma Castro-Vincenzi, Harvard University
Sebastian Fanelli, CEMFI
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University and NBER

Firm Export Dynamics in Interdependent Markets
Discussant: Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER
12:45 pm
1:29 pm
Trade and History
1:45 pm
Dávid Krisztián Nagy, CREI
Stephan Heblich, University of Toronto and NBER
Alex Trew, University of Glasgow
Yanos Zylberberg, University of Bristol

The Death and Life of Great British Cities
Discussant: Kerem Coşar, University of Virginia and NBER
2:45 pm
Réka Juhász, University of British Columbia and NBER
Nathan J. Lane, University of Oxford
Emily Oehlsen, University of Oxford
Veronica C. Perez, Boston University

The Who, What, When, and How of Industrial Policy: A Text-Based Approach
Discussant: Linda Tesar, University of Michigan and NBER
3:45 pm
3:59 pm
Trade with Market Power
4:00 pm
Holger Breinlich, University of Surrey
Harald Fadinger, University of Mannheim
Volker Nocke, University of Mannheim
Nicolas Schutz, University of Mannheim

Gravity with Granularity
Discussant: Katheryn Russ, University of California, Davis and NBER
5:00 pm
Tuesday, July 11
9:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:29 am
Spatial Growth and Dynamics
9:30 am
Levi G. Crews, Princeton University

A Dynamic Spatial Knowledge Economy
Discussant: Samuel S. Kortum, Yale University
10:30 am
Maximiliano Dvorkin, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Heterogeneous Agents Dynamic Spatial General Equilibrium
Discussant: Sharon Traiberman, New York University and NBER
11:30 am
12:30 pm
ITM at Sonesta (Parkview Room)
Wednesday, July 12
10:15 am
Coffee and Pastries
10:44 am
Trade, Development, and Political Economy
10:45 am
Yingyan Zhao, Pennsylvania State University
Kala Krishna, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Shoumitro Chatterjee, Johns Hopkins University
Kalyani Padmakumar, Pennsylvania State University

No Country for Dying Firms: Evidence from India (slides)
Discussant: Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
11:45 am
Treb Allen, Dartmouth College and NBER

The Topography of Nations
Discussant: Giacomo Ponzetto, CREI
12:45 pm
1:44 pm
Trade Policy and Political Economy
1:45 pm
Rodrigo Adão, University of Chicago and NBER
Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Dave Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
John Sturm, Princeton University

Why is Trade Not Free? A Revealed Preference Approach
Discussant: Pablo D. Fajgelbaum, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
2:45 pm
Chad P. Bown, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University and NBER
Fernando Parro, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Robert W. Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER
Alan O. Sykes, Stanford University

Reciprocity and the China Shock
Discussant: Gordon H. Hanson, Harvard University and NBER
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Policy Panel on the Future of Global Value Chains
Moderator: Stephen Redding, Princeton University and NBER
Renee Bowen, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Chad Bown, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Ralph Ossa, Chief Economist, World Trade Organization
5:15 pm
Thursday, July 13
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:59 am
Trade and Environment
9:00 am
Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Natalia Ramondo, Boston University and NBER
Joseph S. Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Ezequiel Garcia-Lembergman, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

The Carbon Footprint of Multinational Production (slides)
Discussant: Grace Weishi Gu, University of California, Santa Cruz
10:00 am
Costas Arkolakis, Yale University and NBER
Conor Walsh, Columbia University

Clean Growth
Discussant: David Hémous, University of Zurich
11:00 am
11:14 am
Trade and Labor Market
11:15 am
Axelle Ferriere, Paris School of Economics
Gaston Navarro, Federal Reserve Board
Ricardo M. Reyes-Heroles, Federal Reserve Board

Escaping the Losses from Trade: The Impact of Heterogeneity and Skill Acquisition
Discussant: Tatjana Kleineberg, The World Bank
12:15 pm
Lunch and Adjourn