ERWIT Programme & Papers 2015

European Research Workshop in International Trade
(ERWIT)

Hosted and Sponsored by
Sciences Po, Paris

Supported by the European Research Council[1]

Paris, 3-5 June 2015 
Location: Sciences Po, 28 rue des Saints Pères, 75007 Paris
Room: Amphi CAQUOT

Programme (pdf)

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:00

Migrants, Trade and Investment
Thomas Chaney, Toulouse School of Economics and CEPR (with Tarek Hassan and Konrad Burchardi)

10:00-11:00

How Research Can Advance Trade Policy: Insights from the Front Line
Pascal Lamy, President emeritus, Jacques Delors Institute and former Director-General of the World Trade Organization

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

Betting on Exports: Trade and Endogenous Heterogeneity
Gino Gancia, CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CEPR (with Alessandra Bonfiglioli and Rosario Crinò)

12:30-13:30

Export Big Hits: Growing by Leaps and Bounds
Olivier Cadot, Université de Lausanne and CEPR (with Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, Anne-Celia Disdier and Melise Jaud)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Comparative Advantage and Specialization in Bank Lending
Veronica Rappoport, London School of Economics (with Daniel Paravisini and Philipp Schnabl)

15:30-16:30

International Shocks and Domestic Prices: How Large Are Strategic Complementarities?
Mary Amiti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and CEPR (with Oleg Itshkoki and Jozef Konings)

Thursday 4 June

09:00-10:00

The Rents From Trade and Coercive Institutions:  Removing the Sugar Coating
Daniel Trefler, University of Toronto (with Christian Dippel and Avner Greif)

10:00-11:00

Temporary Protection and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the Napoleonic Blockade
Réka Juhász, London School of Economics

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: When the States and the Kingdom became United
Claudia Steinwender, Princeton University

12:30-13:30

The Geography of Development:  Evaluating Migration Restrictions and Coastal Flooding
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University and CEPR (with Klaus Desmet and David Nagy)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

State Taxes and Spatial Misallocation
Eduardo Morales, Princeton University (with Pablo Fajgelbaum, Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato and Owen Zidar)

15.30-16.00

Break

16.00-17.00

Retail Globalization and Household Welfare
Benjamin Faber, University of California, Berkeley (with David Atkin and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro)

17.00-18.00

The Impact of Skilled Foreign Workers on Firms: an Investigation of Publicly Traded U.S. Firms
Francesc Ortega, CUNY (with Anirban Ghosh and Anna Maria Mayda)

Friday 5 June

09:00-10:00

Brands in Motion: How Frictions Shape Multinational Production
Keith Head, University of British Columbia and CEPR (with Thierry Mayer)

10:00-11:00

Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis
Pol Antràs, Harvard University and CEPR (with Laura Alfaro, Davin Chor and Paola Conconi)

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:30

Contracting and the Division of the Gains from Trade
Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics and CEPR (with Andrew Bernard)

12:30-13:30

Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade
Holger Breinlich, University of Essex and CEPR (with Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz)

13:30-14:30

Lunch


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