Programme

European Research Workshop in International Trade
(ERWIT)

Hosted and Sponsored by

the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (IVIE)

Valencia, 31 May-2 June 2017

Agenda (Pdf)

Wednesday 31 May 

08:30-09:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00-10:00

Accounting for Micro and Macro Patterns of Trade​
David E. Weinstein, Columbia University (with Stephen J. Redding)

10:00-11:00

When Britain Turned Inward: Protection and the shift towards Empire in interwar Britain
Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, Oxford University and CEPR (with Alan de Bromhead, Alan Fernihough and Markus Lampe)
Slides

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Choked by Red Tape? The Political Economy of Wasteful Trade Barriers
Monika Mrázová, University of Geneva and CEPR (with Giovanni Maggi and J. Peter Neary)

12:30-13:30

The International Elasticity Puzzle Is Worse Than You Think
Philippe Martin, Sciences Po and CEPR (with Lionel Fontagne and Gianluca Orefice)

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

How Did China’s WTO Entry Benefit U.S. Consumers?
Mary Amiti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (with Mi Dai, Robert C. Feenstra and John Romalis)

15:30-16:30

Efficiency loss from misallocating government contracts
Miklós Koren, Central European University and CEPR (with Adam Szeidl, Ferenc Szucs and Balazs Vedres)

Thursday 1 June

09:00-10:00

The Gravity of Unit Values​
Jonathan Eaton, Pennsylvania State University (with Cecilia Fieler)

10:00-11:00

Opening the Floodgates: Immigration and Structural Change
Andreas Moxnes, University of Oslo and CEPR (with Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe, Oddbjorn Raaum and Bernt Bratsberg)

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Trade Policy and the Structure of Supply Chains
Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management (with Sebastian Heise, Justin R. Pierce and Georg Schaur)

12:30-13:30

Import Competition, Heterogeneous Preferences of Managers, and Productivity
Cheng Chen, The University of Hong Kong (with Claudia Steinwender)
Slides

13:30-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Shipping inside the Box: Containerization and Trade
Banu Demir, Bilkent University and CEPR (with Kerem Cosar)

15:30-16:30

Ice(berg) Transport Costs​
Maarten Bosker, Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University and CEPR (with Eltjo Buringh)

Friday 2 June 

09:00-10:00

Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents
David Dorn, Universität Zurich and CEPR (with David Autor, Gordon Hanson, Gary Pisano, Pian Shu)

10:00-11:00

The Gains from Input Trade with Heterogeneous Importers
Claire Lelarge, Banque de France and CEPR (with Joaquin Blaum and Michael Peters)

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Fuzzy truncation in trade models with heterogeneous firms: Implications for welfare and estimation
Thierry Mayer, Sciences Po and CEPR (with Keith Head and Mathias Thoenig

12:30-13:30

Trade, Finance and Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity
Rosario Crinò, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and CEPR (with Alessandra Bonfiglioli and Gino Gancia)