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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

SI 2017 International Trade & Investment

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Marc-Andreas Muendler, Stephen J. Redding, and Jonathan Vogel, Organizers

July 10-13, 2017

Hotel Marlowe

25 Edwin Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA

Monday, July 10
9:00 am
Coffee and pastries
Trade Networks
9:30 am
Meredith Startz, Yale University
The Value of Face-to-Face: Search and Contracting Problems in Nigerian Trade
Discussant: Treb Allen, Dartmouth College and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Edouard Schaal, New York University
Optimal Transport Networks in Spatial Equilibrium
Discussant: Dave Donaldson, Stanford University and NBER
12:00 noon
Lunch
Agglomeration
1:00 pm
Costas Arkolakis, Yale University and NBER
Rodrigo Adao, University of Chicago
Federico Esposito, Tufts University
Trade Openness, Agglomeration Effects, and Endogenous Labor Supply: Theory and Evidence
Discussant: Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University and NBER
2:00 pm
Break
2:30 pm
Michael Peters, Yale University and NBER
Refugees and Local Agglomeration - Evidence from Germany’s Post-War Population Expulsions
Discussant: Benjamin Faber, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
3:30 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 11
9:00 am
Coffee and pastries
Trade and Welfare
9:30 am
Stephen J. Redding, Princeton University and NBER
David Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER
Accounting for Micro and Macro Patterns of Trade
Discussant: Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Ahmad Lashkaripour , Indiana University
Volodymyr Lugovskyy, Indiana University
National Differentiation and Industry-Wide Scale Effects
Discussant: Dominick G. Bartelme, University of Michigan
12:00 noon
Lunch at the Hotel Marlowe
Afternoon joint with International Trade and Macroeconomics
Parkview Room, Royal Sonesta Hotel
1:00 pm
Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER
Ken Kikkawa, University of Chicago
Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago and NBER
Emmanuel Dhyne, National Bank of Belgium
Trade and Domestic Production Networks
Discussant: Basile Grassi, University of Oxford
2:00 pm
B. Ravikumar, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Maria Santacreu, Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis
Michael Sposi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Capital Accumulation and Dynamic Gains from Trade
Discussant: Lorenzo Caliendo, Yale University and NBER
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Felipe Benguria, University of Kentucky
Alan M. Taylor, University of California at Davis and NBER
After the Panic: Are Financial Crises Demand or Supply Shocks? Evidence from International Trade
Discussant: Julian di Giovanni, ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra
4:30 pm
Christopher Erceg, Federal Reserve Board
Andrea Prestipino, Federal Reserve System [FRS]
Andrea Raffo, Federal Reserve Board
The Macroeconomic Effects of Trade Policy
Discussant: Ralph Ossa, University of Zurich and NBER
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Wednesday, July 12
9:00 am
Coffee and pastries
Trade and Growth
9:30 am
Kiminori Matsuyama, Northwestern University
Engel's Law in the Global Economy: Demand-Induced Patterns of Structural Change and Trade Across Countries
Discussant: Costas Arkolakis, Yale University and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago and NBER
Sina T. Ates, Federal Reserve Board
Giammario Impullitti, University of Nottingham
Innovation and Trade Policy in a Globalized World
Discussant: Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University and NBER
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Philippe Aghion, College de France
Antonin Bergeaud, Banque de France
Matthieu Lequien, Banque de France
Marc Melitz, Harvard University and NBER
The Impact of Exports on Innovation: Theory and Evidence
Discussant: Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics
2:00 pm
Break
Trade Agreements
2:30 pm
Robert W. Staiger, Dartmouth College and NBER
Alan O. Sykes, Stanford University
The Economic Structure of International Trade-in-Services Agreements
Discussant: Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics
3:30 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Thursday, July 13
9:00 am
Coffee and pastries
Gravity
9:30 am
Jonathan Eaton, Pennsylvania State University and NBER
Ana Cecilia Fieler, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Gravity of Unit Values
Discussant: David Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Gojko Barjamovic, Harvard University
Thomas Chaney, Sciences Po
Kerem A. Cosar, University of Virginia
Ali Hortaçsu, University of Chicago and NBER
Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age
Discussant: Samuel S. Kortum, Yale University and NBER
12:00 noon
Lunch
Value Chains
1:00 pm
Reka Juhasz, Columbia University
Claudia Steinwender, Harvard University
Drivers of Fragmented Production Chains: Evidence from the 19th century
Discussant: David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
2:00 pm
Break
2:30 pm
Pol Antràs, Harvard University and NBER
Alonso de Gortari, Harvard University
On the Geography of Global Value Chains
Discussant: Felix Tintelnot, University of Chicago and NBER
3:30 pm
Adjourn
 
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