Spring 2008 Midwest International Economics Meetings

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1May 2, 2008
14:15-15:45
405 invited 1-A3
2May 2, 2008
14:15-15:45
406 invited 1-B2
3May 2, 2008
16:15-17:45
405 invited 2-A3
4May 2, 2008
16:15-17:45
406 invited 2-B3
5May 3, 2008
9:00-10:30
405 invited 3-A3
6May 3, 2008
9:00-10:30
406 invited 3-B2
7May 3, 2008
9:00-10:30
217 invited 3-C3
8May 3, 2008
11:00-12:30
405 invited 4-A3
9May 3, 2008
11:00-12:30
406 invited 4-B3
10May 3, 2008
11:00-12:30
217 invited 4-C3
11May 3, 2008
14:15-15:45
406 invited 53
12May 3, 2008
16:15-17:45
406 invited 63
13May 4, 2008
9:00-10:30
405 invited 7-A3
14May 4, 2008
9:00-10:30
406 invited 7-B3
15May 4, 2008
11:00-12:30
405 invited 8-A3
16May 4, 2008
11:00-12:30
406 invited 8-B3
 

16 sessions, 46 papers


 

Spring 2008 Midwest International Economics Meetings

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: 1-A

Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
Session type: invited
Date: May 2, 2008
Time: 14:15 - 15:45
Location: 405
 

Tradable Retaliation in the WTO
JEL codes: F13, F5, K33
By Mathis Klepper University of Kiel Sebastian Wilckens University of Kiel
   Presented by: Mathis Klepper, University of Kiel
 

Fairness, Trade and Inequality
By Hartmut Egger, University Zurich Udo Kreickemeier, University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Hartmut Egger, University of Zurich
 

Bigger is Better: Market Size, Demand Elasticity and Innovation
By Klaus Desmet U Carlos III, CEPR and U of Illinois Stephen L. Parente U of Illinois
   Presented by: Klaus Desmet, Universidad Carlos III

Session 2: 1-B

Session Chair: Giovanni Facchini, University of Essex
Session type: invited
Date: May 2, 2008
Time: 14:15 - 15:45
Location: 406
 

Trade Liberalization and Industry Dynamics: A Difference in Difference Approach
JEL codes: F10, L11
By Roberto Alvarez, Central Bank of Chile Ricardo A. Lopez, Indiana University
   Presented by: Ricardo Lopez, Indiana University
 

Competing or Collaborating Siblings? Industrial and Trade Policies in India
By Gunjan Sharma, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
   Presented by: Gunjan Sharma, Univ. of Missouri

Session 3: 2-A

Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
Session type: invited
Date: May 2, 2008
Time: 16:15 - 17:45
Location: 405
 

"Slicing the Value Chain" Internationally:Empirical Evidence on the Offshoring Strategy by French Firms
JEL codes: D23, F14, F23,
By Liza Jabbour GEP, School of Economics, University of Nottingham.
   Presented by: Liza JABBOUR, University of Nottingham
 

The Choice of Modeling Firm Heterogeneity and Trade Policy
By Matthew T. Cole, Department of Economics, University of Oregon.
   Presented by: Matthew Cole, University of Oregon
 

A Factor-Proportions Theory of Endogenous Firm Heterogeneity
By Taiji Furusawa, Hitotsubashi University Hitoshi Sato, Institute of Developing Economies
   Presented by: Taiji Furusawa, Hitotsubashi University

Session 4: 2-B

Session Chair: Giovanni Facchini, University of Essex
Session type: invited
Date: May 2, 2008
Time: 16:15 - 17:45
Location: 406
 

Product Standards, Harmonization, and Trade: Evidence from the Extensive Margin
JEL codes: F13, F15
By Ben Shepherd, Development Research Group - Trade, The World Bank
   Presented by: Ben Shepherd, The World Bank
 

Globalization: Intensive versus Extensive Margin
By Alexander Tarasov
   Presented by: Alexander Tarasov, The Pennsylvania State University
 

Globalization of Production and the Technology Transfer Paradox
By Edwin Lai, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
   Presented by: Edwin Lai, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Session 5: 3-A

Session Chair: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 405
 

Multinationals, Technological Incompatibilities, and Spillovers
JEL codes: F23, O14
By Juan Carluccio, Paris School of Economics Thibault Fally, Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Juan Carluccio, Paris School of Economics
 

Outsourcing, Tariff Agreement, and Trade Liberalization
By Xiaopeng Yin School of International Trade and Economics, and Deputy Director of UW-UIBE Research Centre of International Economics University of International Business and Economics P.O. Box 43, N0. 10 Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District Beijing 100029 China
   Presented by: Xiaopeng Yin, University of International Business and Economics
 

Unilateral versus Regional Integration: What Matters More for Economic Development?
By Steven Yamarik, California State University, Long Beach, CA Sucharita Ghosh, University of Akron, Akron, OH
   Presented by: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron

Session 6: 3-B

Session Chair: Benjamin Zissimos, Vanderbilt Univ.
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 406
 

The Usage of the WTO Dispute Settlement System: Do Power Considerations Matter?
JEL codes: F13, K33, O19
By Sebastian Wilckens, University of Kiel
   Presented by: Sebastian Wilckens, University of Kiel
 

Understanding Interstate Trade Patterns
By Hakan Yilmazkuday, Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: HAKAN YILMAZKUDAY, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Session 7: 3-C

Session Chair: Hartmut Egger, University of Zurich
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 217
 

Vertical Product Differentiation, Endogenous Technological Choice, and Taste for Quality in a Trading Economy
JEL codes: F1, D2, L1
By Antoine Gervais, University of Maryland
   Presented by: Antoine Gervais, University of Maryland
 

Is a Skill Intensity Reversal a Mere Theoretical Curiosum? Evidence from the U.S. and Mexico
By Yoshinori Kurokawa, State University of New York at Buffalo
   Presented by: Yoshinori Kurokawa, State University of New York at Buffalo
 

Demand and Supply Effects in the Factor Content of Trade
By Vitor Trindade, University of Missouri Yeonjoon Kim, University of Missouri
   Presented by: Vitor Trindade, University of Missouri - Columbia

Session 8: 4-A

Session Chair: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 405
 

Immigration Conflicts
By Junko Doi, Kansai University Laixun Zhao, Kobe University
   Presented by: Laixun (Lex) Zhao, Kobe University
 

Plant Productivity and The Effect of Exporting: Evidence from Chile
By Meryem Tekin The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Economics
   Presented by: MERYEM TEKIN, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN
 

FDI Location when Investment Costs are Two-Tiered
By Laurel Adams University of Iowa
   Presented by: Laurel Adams, University of Iowa

Session 9: 4-B

Session Chair: Benjamin Zissimos, Vanderbilt Univ.
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 406
 

Sorting It Out: Technical Barriers to Trade and Industry Productivity
JEL codes: F12; F13; F15
By Benjamin Jung, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen Gabriel J. Felbermayr, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen
   Presented by: Benjamin Jung, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen
 

Gravity model and the countries classification
By Elzbieta Czarny, Warsaw School of Economics Jerzy Menkes, Warsaw School of Economics Katarzyna Sledziewska, Warsaw University
   Presented by: Elzbieta Czarny, Warsaw School of Economics
 

Optimum Tariffs and Retaliation; How Country Numbers Matter
By Ben Zissimos, Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: Benjamin Zissimos, Vanderbilt Univ.

Session 10: 4-C

Session Chair: Hartmut Egger, University of Zurich
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 217
 

A Game Theoretic Analysis of Trade Liberalization in the Presence of Transboundary Stock Pollution
JEL codes: C73, F10, F12
By Kenji Fujiwara, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University Norimichi Matsueda, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Presented by: Kenji Fujiwara, Kwansei Gakuin University
 

International risk sharing: methodological issues and an empirical assessment.
By Eleonora Pierucci, University of Rome "La Sapienza" Luigi Ventura, University of Rome "La Sapienza".
   Presented by: Luigi Ventura, Universita' di Roma
 

International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach
By Natalie Chen, University of Warwick and CEPR Dennis Novy, University of Warwick
   Presented by: Dennis Novy, University of Warwick

Session 11: 5

Session Chair: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 14:15 - 15:45
Location: 406
 

Strategc delegation and the formation of preferential trading arrangements
JEL codes: F10, F11, F13
By Giovanni Facchini University of Essex. University of Milan, CEPR and CES Ifo Peri Silva University of North Dakota Gerald Willmann KU Leuven and CES Ifo
   Presented by: Giovanni Facchini, University of Essex
 

Shadow Pricing Market Access: A Trade Benefit Function Approach
By Nancy H. Chau, Cornell University Rolf Fare, Oregon State University
   Presented by: Nancy Chau, Cornell University
 

Cyclical Dumping and US Antidumping Protection: 1980-2001
By Meredith Crowley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
   Presented by: Meredith Crowley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Session 12: 6

Session Chair: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
Session type: invited
Date: May 3, 2008
Time: 16:15 - 17:45
Location: 406
 

Organization of Vertically Integrated Firms and Globalization
JEL codes: F20, F21, F23
By Chia-Hui Lu, City University of Hong Kong Shin-Kun Peng, Academia Sinica Ping Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Ping Wang, Washington University
 

The Trade and Welfare E ects of Mergers in Space
By Hartmut Egger, University of Bayreuth Peter Egger, CESifo & University of Munich
   Presented by: Peter Egger, University of Munich and CESifo
 

Income Effects, Wealth Effects, and Multiple Equilibria in Trade Models with Durable Goods
By Eric Bond Vanderbilt University Robert Driskill Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University

Session 13: 7-A

Session Chair: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Session type: invited
Date: May 4, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 405
 

Endogenous Policies and Foreign Direct Investment In Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence From China and India
JEL codes: F13, F23, O43
By Yong Wang Department of Economics University of Chicago
   Presented by: Yong Wang, University of Chicago
 

International Macroeconomics Dynamics, Endogenous Tradability and Foreign Direct Investment with Heterogeneous Firms
By Silvio Contessi Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
   Presented by: Silvio Contessi, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

An Oligopolistic Heckscher-Ohlin Model of Foreign Direct Investment
By Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale Yoshiyasu Ono, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
   Presented by: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Session 14: 7-B

Session Chair: Laurel Adams, University of Iowa
Session type: invited
Date: May 4, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: 406
 

Trade, Offshoring and the Invisible Handshake
JEL codes: F10; F16
By Dr. Bilgehan Karabay, The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Prof. John McLaren, University of Virginia
   Presented by: Bilgehan Karabay, Central Bank of Turkey
 

Trade, Industrial Structure, and Brand
By Yen-Heng Chen, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Presented by: Yen-Heng Chen, University of Colorado
 

Trade and Informal Labor Markets
By Lourenco S. Paz, University of Maryland College Park, Dept. of Economics
   Presented by: Lourenco Paz, University of Maryland

Session 15: 8-A

Session Chair: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Session type: invited
Date: May 4, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 405
 

Trade Liberalization and the Geographic Location of Industries
By Emma Bojinova, University of Kentucky Fabien Tondel, University of Kentucky
   Presented by: Fabien Tondel, University of Kentucky
 

Financial Openness: Foreign Loans vs. FDI
By Beatriz de Blas Perez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Katheryn Russ, UC Davis and NBER
   Presented by: Katheryn Russ, University of California, Davis
 

Trade, Technology, and Wage Inequality: Evidence from U.S. Manufacturing, 1989-2004
By Nino Sitchinava Department of Economics University of Oregon
   Presented by: Nino Sitchinava, University of Oregon

Session 16: 8-B

Session Chair: Laurel Adams, University of Iowa
Session type: invited
Date: May 4, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: 406
 

"Beneficial" Delays in Debt Restructuring Negotiations
JEL codes: E43, F32, F34
By Ran Bi, International Monetary Fund
   Presented by: Ran Bi, International Monetary Fund
 

Intellectual Property Rights and Multinational Production
By Jeff Thurk, University of Texas at Austin
   Presented by: Jeff Thurk, University of Texas at Austin
 

Pollution from Consumption and the Trade and Environment
By J. Scott Holladay University of Colorado
   Presented by: J Holladay, University of Colorado

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