Midwest International Trade Conference, Spring 2013

Michigan State University

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1April 26, 2013
13:45-14:15
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall Welcome0
2April 26, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 1-A3
3April 26, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 1-B3
4April 26, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 2-A3
5April 26, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 2-B3
6April 27, 2013
8:00-9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall Continental Breakfast0
7April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 3-A3
8April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 3-B3
9April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall 3-C2
10April 27, 2013
11:00-12:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 4-A3
11April 27, 2013
11:00-12:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 4-B3
12April 27, 2013
11:00-12:30
C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall 4-C3
13April 27, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-202/C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall 53
14April 27, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-202/C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall 63
15April 27, 2013
18:30-20:00
Kellogg Center Reception0
16April 28, 2013
8:00-9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall Continental Breakfast0
17April 28, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 7-A3
18April 28, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 7-B3
19April 28, 2013
11:00-12:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall 8-A3
20April 28, 2013
11:00-12:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall 8-B3
 

20 sessions, 47 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Midwest International Trade Conference, Spring 2013

Detailed List of Sessions

                                        
 
Session 1: Welcome
April 26, 2013 13:45 to 14:15
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
 
Session 2: 1-A
April 26, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
 

Technology Gap and International Knowledge Transfer: New Evidence from the Operations of Multinational Corporations
By Nune Hovhannisyan; University of Colorado Denver
   Presented by: Nune Hovhannisyan, University of Colorado Denver
 

Institutions as a Source of Comparative Advantage
By Tomorhiro Ara; Fukushima University
   Presented by: Tomorhiro Ara, Fukushima University
 

Investment Uncertainty, Capacity Constraint, and International Trade: Putty-Clay in a Ricardian Model
[slides]
By Hirokazu Ishise; University of Iowa
   Presented by: Hirokazu Ishise, University of Iowa
 
Session 3: 1-B
April 26, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Steven Matusz, Michigan State University
 

Imitation versus Innovation Costs: Patent Policies under Common Patent Length
[slides]
By Toshihiro Ichida; Waseda University
   Presented by: Toshihiro Ichida, Waseda University
 

Did China Tire Safeguard Save U.S. Workers?
By Sunghoon Chung; Southern Methodist University
Joonhyung Lee; University of Memphis
Thomas Osang; SMU
   Presented by: Sunghoon Chung, Southern Methodist University
 

When Foreign Rivals are Coming to Town: Firm Responses to Multinational Investment News
By Ge Bao; The George Washington University
Maggie Chen; George Washington University
   Presented by: Ge Bao, The George Washington University
 
Session 4: 2-A
April 26, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
 

Dynamic endogenous formation of trade agreements: flexibility versus coordination
By James Lake; Southern Methodist University
   Presented by: James Lake, Southern Methodist University
 

Tariffs Passing Through Retailers
By Matthew Cole; Florida International University
Carsten Eckel; University of Munich
   Presented by: Matthew Cole, Florida International University
 

How does the price of electricity affect imports? A study of Swedish manufacturing firms
By Shon Ferguson; Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Mark Sanctuary; Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, IVL and Stockholm University Dept. of Economics
   Presented by: Shon Ferguson, Research Institute of Industrial Economics
 
Session 5: 2-B
April 26, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Steven Matusz, Michigan State University
 

Financing Time to Trade - Evidence from French firms
By Pauline Bourgeon; Banque de France - PSE
Jean-Charles Bricongne; Banque de France
Guillaume Gaulier; Banque de France
   Presented by: Pauline Bourgeon, Banque de France - PSE
 

Trade Discontinuities and the Recovery Margin of Trade
By Usha Nair-Reichert; Georgia Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Usha Nair-Reichert, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Markups versus Trade Costs
By Hakan Yilmazkuday; Florida International University
   Presented by: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 
Session 6: Continental Breakfast
April 27, 2013 8:00 to 9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
 
Session 7: 3-A
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Susan Zhu, Michigan State
 

Intra-regional Competition for FDI amongst Heterogeneous Nations
[slides]
By Julia Darby; University of Strathclyde
Ben Ferrett; Loughborough University
Ian Wooton; Univ. of Strathclyde
   Presented by: Ben Ferrett, Loughborough University
 

Unemployment and Welfare Dynamics after Trade Liberalization
By Catherine Oh; KIEP
Seung-Gyu Sim; University of Tokyo
Shoya Ishimaru; University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Catherine Oh, KIEP
 

Barriers to Firm Growth in an Open Economy
By Loris Rubini; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Presented by: Loris Rubini, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 
Session 8: 3-B
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Scott Baier, Clemson University
 

Local Mass Layoff s and the Delivery of Trade Adjustment Assistance Services
By Justin Barnette; Kent State University
Jooyoun Park; Kent State University
   Presented by: Jooyoun Park, Kent State University
 

Antidumping and the Death of Trade
By Tibor Besedes; Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas Prusa; Rutgers University
   Presented by: Tibor Besedes, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Capacity Constrained Exporters: Micro Evidence and Macro Implications
By JaeBin Ahn; International Monetary Fund
Alexander McQuoid; Florida International University
   Presented by: Alexander McQuoid, Florida International University
 
Session 9: 3-C
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Matthew Cole, Florida International University
 

The Impact of Chinese Import Penetration on Danish Firms and Workers
By Damoun Ashournia; University of Copenhagen
Jakob Munch; University of Copenhagen
Daniel Nguyen; University of Copenhagen
   Presented by: Damoun Ashournia, University of Copenhagen
 

Marshallian Externalities, Comparative Advantage and International Trade
By Gary Lyn; University of Massachusetts Lowell
Andrés Rodríguez-Clare; University of California Berkeley
   Presented by: Gary Lyn, University of Massachusetts Lowell
 
Session 10: 4-A
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Susan Zhu, Michigan State
 

Preferences, Rent Destruction and Multilateral Liberalisation: The Building Block Effect of CUSFTA
By Tobias Ketterer; University of Nottingham
Daniel Bernhofen; University of Nottingham
Chris Milner; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Tobias Ketterer, University of Nottingham
 

Offshoring, Learning, and Industrialization
By Ben Li; Department of Economics
Yibei Liu; University of Colorado at Boulder
   Presented by: Yibei Liu, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Trade Shocks, Firm-Level Investment Inaction, and Labor Market Responses
[slides]
By Erhan Artuc; World Bank
German Bet; Northwestern U
Irene Brambilla; Universidad de La Plata
Guido Porto; Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argent
   Presented by: Erhan Artuc, World Bank
 
Session 11: 4-B
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Scott Baier, Clemson University
 

Explaining the Size Differences of Exporter Productivity Premia: Theory and Evidence
By Ingo Geishecker; European University Viadrina
Philipp Schröder; Aarhus University
Allan Sørensen; Aarhus University
   Presented by: Ingo Geishecker, European University Viadrina
 

Export markets and labor allocation in a poor country
By Brian McCaig; Wilfrid Laurier University
Nina Pavcnik; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Brian McCaig, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

Heterogeneous Fixed Export Cost: Explaining the Existence of Export-only Firms
By Bo Gao; Newcastle University
Mich Tvede; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Bo Gao, Newcastle University
 
Session 12: 4-C
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Matthew Cole, Florida International University
 

Trade Media, Processing Trade, and Unsolved Export Puzzle: Theory and Empirical Analysis
By Xiaopeng Yin; University of International Business and Economics
   Presented by: Xiaopeng Yin, University of International Business and Economics
 

If foreign investment is not foreign: round-trip versus genuine foreign investment in Russia
By Svetlana Ledyaeva; Aalto University School of Economics
   Presented by: Svetlana Ledyaeva, Aalto University School of Economics
 

Income inequality and export prices across countries
By Lisandra Flach; University of Munich
   Presented by: Lisandra Flach, University of Munich
 
Session 13: 5
April 27, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-202/C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Carl Davidson, Michigan State University
 

Gender Wage Gap: The Impacts of Trade in Intermediate Goods and Services
By DENIZ CIVRIL; Brandeis University
   Presented by: DENIZ CIVRIL, Brandeis University
 

Emerging Economies, Trade Policy, and Macroeconomic Shocks
By Chad Bown; The World Bank
Meredith Crowley; Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
   Presented by: Meredith Crowley, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
 

Trade Reforms, Foreign Competition, and Labor Market Adjustments in the U.S.
By Illenin Kondo; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Illenin Kondo, Federal Reserve Board
 
Session 14: 6
April 27, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-202/C-204 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Carl Davidson, Michigan State University
 

FDI, Trade Costs and Regional Asymmetries
By Julia Darby; University of Strathclyde
Ben Ferrett; Loughborough University
Ian Wooton; Univ. of Strathclyde
   Presented by: Ian Wooton, Univ. of Strathclyde
 

Where the Girls Are: Trade And Labor Market Segregation
By Josh Ederington; University of Kentucky
   Presented by: Josh Ederington, University of Kentucky
 

Economic Integration Agreements and the Margins of International Trade
By Scott Baier; Clemson University
   Presented by: Scott Baier, Clemson University
 
Session 15: Reception
April 27, 2013 18:30 to 20:00
Kellogg Center
 
 
Session 16: Continental Breakfast
April 28, 2013 8:00 to 9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
 
Session 17: 7-A
April 28, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: John Wilson, Michigan State University
 

Specialization of Developed Countries in High-End Products: New Facts and Macro-Implications
By Julien Martin; Université Catholique de Louvain
Florian Mayneris; Université catholique de Louvain
   Presented by: Florian Mayneris, Université catholique de Louvain
 

Trade Patterns, Income Differences and Gains from Trade
By Wyatt Brooks; University of Notre Dame
Pau Pujolas; IDEA - UAB
   Presented by: Wyatt Brooks, University of Notre Dame
 

Occupational fragmentation and sectoral employment growth
By Gonzague Vannoorenberghe; University of Tilburg
   Presented by: Gonzague Vannoorenberghe, University of Tilburg
 
Session 18: 7-B
April 28, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron
 

Country Heterogeneity, Trade and Welfare
By Gihoon Hong; Indiana University South Bend
Seung-Gyu Sim; University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Gihoon Hong, Indiana University South Bend
 

Heterogeneous Workers, Trade, and Migration
By Inga Heiland; Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
Wilhelm Kohler; University of Tuebingen
   Presented by: Inga Heiland, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
 

Occupation Switching Behavior and the Wage Impact of Trade-Related Displacement
By Vasilios Kosteas; Cleveland State University
Jooyoun Park; Kent State University
   Presented by: Vasilios Kosteas, Cleveland State University
 
Session 19: 8-A
April 28, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
C-202 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: John Wilson, Michigan State University
 

Foreign Competition and Aggregate Productivity: Can a Principal-Agent Approach Explain the Facts?
[slides]
By Michael Maio; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Michael Maio, University of Minnesota
 

Income distribution and vertical comparative advantage - theory and evidence
By Hélène Latzer; Université Catholique de Louvain
Florian Mayneris; Université catholique de Louvain
   Presented by: Hélène Latzer, Université Catholique de Louvain
 

Performance Pay, Trade and Inequality
[slides]
By German Pupato; Getulio Vargas Foundation
   Presented by: German Pupato, Getulio Vargas Foundation
 
Session 20: 8-B
April 28, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
C-203 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session Chair: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron
 

Potential Pareto-improving Move towards Most Favored Nation Tariffs
[slides]
By Sajal Lahiri; Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Peri Silva; Kansas State University
   Presented by: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 

Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: When the States and the Kingdom became United
By Claudia Steinwender; Center for Economic Performance
   Presented by: Claudia Steinwender, Center for Economic Performance
 

Does Removing Trade Restrictions Increase Economic Activity? Evidence from Foreign Trade Zones in the United States
By Sucharita Ghosh; The University of Akron
Curtis Reynolds; Kent State University
Shawn Rohlin; Kent State University
   Presented by: Sucharita Ghosh, The University of Akron
 

20 sessions, 47 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Ara, TomorhiroP2
2Artuc, ErhanP10
3Ashournia, DamounP9
4Baier, ScottC8, C11, P14
5Bao, GeP3
6Besedes, TiborP8
7Bourgeon, PaulineP5
8Brooks, WyattP17
9Chung, SunghoonP3
10CIVRIL, DENIZP13
11Cole, MatthewP4, C9, C12
12Crowley, MeredithP13
13Davidson, CarlC13, C14
14Ederington, JoshP14
15Ferguson, ShonP4
16Ferrett, BenP7
17Flach, LisandraP12
18Gao, BoP11
19Geishecker, IngoP11
20Ghosh, SucharitaC18, P20, C20
21Heiland, IngaP18
22Hong, GihoonP18
23Hovhannisyan, NuneP2
24Ichida, ToshihiroP3
25Ishise, HirokazuP2
26Ketterer, TobiasP10
27Kondo, IlleninP13
28Kosteas, VasiliosP18
29Lahiri, SajalP20
30Lake, JamesP4
31Latzer, HélèneP19
32Ledyaeva, SvetlanaP12
33Liu, YibeiP10
34Lyn, GaryP9
35Maio, MichaelP19
36Matusz, StevenC3, C5
37Mayneris, FlorianP17
38McCaig, BrianP11
39McQuoid, AlexanderP8
40Nair-Reichert, UshaP5
41Oh, CatherineP7
42Park, JooyounP8
43Pupato, GermanP19
44Riezman, RaymondC2, C4
45Rubini, LorisP7
46Steinwender, ClaudiaP20
47Vannoorenberghe, GonzagueP17
48Wilson, JohnC17, C19
49Wooton, IanP14
50Yilmazkuday, HakanP5
51Yin, XiaopengP12
52Zhu, SusanC7, C10

 

This program was last updated on 2013-05-01 14:10:26 EDT