ERWIT Programme & Papers

 

European Research Workshop in International Trade

(ERWIT)

Hosted and Sponsored by

ESOP, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

Oslo, 4-6 June 2014

Agenda (pdf)

Wednesday 4 June

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:00

The Product Mix and Productivity of Exporters  
Gianmarco Ottaviano, London School of Economics and CEPR (with Thierry Mayer and Marc J. Mélitz)

10:00-11:00

The Sources of Firm Heterogeneity
David E Weinstein, Columbia University (with Colin Hottman and Stephen Redding)

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

The Rhetoric of Closed Borders: Quotas, Tax Enforcement and Illegal Immigration
Giovanni Facchini, University of Nottingham and CEPR (with Cecilia Testa)

12:30-13:30

Dynamic Selection: An Idea Flows Theory of Entry, Trade and Growth
Thomas Sampson, London School of Economics

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Not so Demanding: Preference Structure, Firm Behavior, and Welfare      
Peter Neary, Oxford University and CEPR (with Monika Mrázová)

15:30-16:30

The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University and CEPR (with Lorenzo Caliendo, Fernando Parro, and Pierre-Daniel Sarte)

Thursday 5 June

09:00-10:00

Industrialisation Pathways: Sparking, Spreading and Stalling
Richard Baldwin, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, and CEPR (with Tony Venables)

10:00-11:00

Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence
David Dorn, CEMFI (with David Autor, Gordon Hanson and Jae Song)

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

Production Networks, Geography, and Firm Performance
Andrew B. Bernard, Dartmouth College and CEPR (with Andreas Moxnes and Yukiko Saito)

12:30-13:30

Diversification in the Small and in the Large: Evidence from Trade Networks
Isabelle Méjean, Ecole Polytechnique and CEPR (with Francis Kramarz and Julien Martin)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Growth, Trade and Inequality
Gene Grossman, Princeton University and CEPR (with Elhanan Helpman)

15:30-16:30

Globalization and the Gender Wage Gap
Beata Javorcik, Oxford University and CEPR (with Esther Ann Boler and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe)

Friday 6 June

09:00-10:00

The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms
Teresa Fort, Dartmouth College (with Pol Antràs and Felix Tintelnot)

10:00-11:00

Host Country Financial Development and MNC Activity
Kalina Manova, Stanford University (with Kamran Bilir and Davin Chor)

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

Measuring the Unequal Gains from Trade
Amit Khandelwal, Columbia Business School (with Pablo Fajgelbaum)

12:30-13:30

Trade and Labor Market Dynamics
Oleg Itskhoki, Princeton University and CEPR (with Elhanan Helpman)

13:30-14:30

Lunch