Fall 2016 Midwest International Trade Conference

Purdue University

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1December 2, 2016
14:15-15:45
214 C Stewart Center 1-A3
2December 2, 2016
14:15-15:45
214 D Stewart Center 1-B3
3December 2, 2016
16:15-17:45
214 C Stewart Center 2-A3
4December 2, 2016
16:15-17:45
214 D Stewart Center 2-B3
5December 3, 2016
9:00-10:30
214 C Stewart Center 3-A3
6December 3, 2016
9:00-10:30
214 D Stewart Center 3-B3
7December 3, 2016
9:00-10:30
218 ABC Stewart Center 3-C3
8December 3, 2016
11:00-12:30
214 C Stewart Center 4-A3
9December 3, 2016
11:00-12:30
214 D Stewart Center 4-B3
10December 3, 2016
11:00-12:30
218 ABC Stewart Center 4-C3
11December 3, 2016
14:15-15:45
218 ABC Stewart Center 53
12December 3, 2016
16:15-17:45
218 ABC Stewart Center 63
13December 4, 2016
9:00-10:30
214 C Stewart Center 7-A2
14December 4, 2016
9:00-10:30
214 D Stewart Center 7-B3
15December 4, 2016
11:00-12:30
214 C Stewart Center 8-A2
16December 4, 2016
11:00-12:30
214 D Stewart Center 8-B3
 

16 sessions, 46 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Fall 2016 Midwest International Trade Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: 1-A
December 2, 2016 14:15 to 15:45
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
 

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

Quality and Gravity in International Trade
By Lisandra Flach; University of Munich
Florian Unger; University of Munich
   presented by: Lisandra Flach, University of Munich
 

Income Inequality, Productivity, and International Trade
By Wen-Tai Hsu; Singapore Management University
Lin Lu; Tsinghua University
Pierre Picard; Universite de Luxembourg
   presented by: Wen-Tai Hsu, Singapore Management University
 
Session 2: 1-B
December 2, 2016 14:15 to 15:45
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Stephen Tokarick, International Monetary Fund
 

National Differentiation and Aggregate Scale Effects
By Ahmad Lashkaripour; Indiana University
Volodymyr Lugovskyy; Indiana University
   presented by: Volodymyr Lugovskyy, Indiana University
 

Import Competition and the Composition of Firm Investments
By Philippe Fromenteau; LMU Munich
Jan Schymik; LMU Munich
Jan Tscheke; LMU Munich
   presented by: Jan Schymik, LMU Munich
 

What drives China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Infrastructure?
[slides]
By Huseynov Huseynov; Victoria University of Wellington
   presented by: Huseynov Huseynov, Victoria University of Wellington
 
Session 3: 2-A
December 2, 2016 16:15 to 17:45
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, University of Iowa
 

Interdependence of Trade Policies Across Sectors
By Mostafa Beshkar; Indiana University
Ahmad Lashkaripour; Indiana University
   presented by: Mostafa Beshkar, Indiana University
 

The Role of MFN of GATT/WTO in the “New Trade” model
By Wisarut Suwanprasert; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Wisarut Suwanprasert, Vanderbilt University
 

Contesting an International Trade Agreement
By Matthew Cole; California Polytechnic State University
James Lake; Southern Methodist University
Benjamin Zissimos; University of Exeter
   presented by: James Lake, Southern Methodist University
 
Session 4: 2-B
December 2, 2016 16:15 to 17:45
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Stephen Tokarick, International Monetary Fund
 

Tariffs, Vertical Oligopoly and Market Structure
By Tomohiro Ara; Fukushima University
   presented by: Tomohiro Ara, Fukushima University
 

The Great Trade Collapse and Intrafirm Trade
[slides]
By Sooyoung Lee; Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
   presented by: Sooyoung Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
 

Should Countries Worry About Immiserizing Growth?
By Stephen Tokarick; International Monetary Fund
   presented by: Stephen Tokarick, International Monetary Fund
 
Session 5: 3-A
December 3, 2016 9:00 to 10:30
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba, University of Wyoming
 

The Pro-Competitive Effect of Chinese Imports: Amplification through the Input-Output Network
By Miao Ouyang; BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
   presented by: Miao Ouyang, BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
 

Unit Values, Quality, and Income Inequality
By Andrea Ciani; DICE - Universität Düsseldorf
   presented by: Andrea Ciani, DICE - Universität Düsseldorf
 

Do Deeper Regional Trade Agreements Enhance International Technology Spillovers?
By Naoto Jinji; Kyoto University
Xingyuan ZHANG; Okayama University
Shoji Haruna; Fukuyama University
   presented by: Naoto Jinji, Kyoto University
 
Session 6: 3-B
December 3, 2016 9:00 to 10:30
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Antoine Gervais, University of Notre Dame
 

Firm Heterogeneity,Imported Input Quality and Export Pricing in India
By Michael Anderson; Washington and Lee University
Martin Davies; Washington and Lee University
Jose Signoret; United States International Trade Commission
Stephen Smith; Hope College
   presented by: Martin Davies, Washington and Lee University
 

Human capital accumulation and trade liberalization
By Kirill Borissov; European University in St. Petersburg
Maurizio Iacopetta; OFCE Sciences Po and Skema Business School
Mikhail Klimenko; Georgia Institute of Technology
   presented by: Kirill Borissov, European University in St. Petersburg
 

Exporting and Frictions in Input Markets: Evidence from Chinese Data
[slides]
By Maria Tito; Federal Reserve Board
   presented by: Maria Tito, Federal Reserve Board
 
Session 7: 3-C
December 3, 2016 9:00 to 10:30
218 ABC Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Yan Ma, Kobe university
 

Large Multiproduct Exporters Across Rich and Poor Countries: Theory and Evidence
By Luca Macedoni; University of California, Davis
   presented by: Luca Macedoni, University of California, Davis
 

Environment, Imperfect Competition, and Trade: Insights for Optimal Policy in General Equilibrium
By Rudy Colacicco; Maynooth University - National University of Ireland Maynooth
   presented by: Rudy Colacicco, Maynooth University - National University of Ireland Maynooth
 

Comparative Advantage with Multidivisional Firms:Creane and Davidson Meet Neary
By Hamid Beladi; University of Texas at San Antonio
Avik Chakrabarti; UWM
   presented by: Avik Chakrabarti, UWM
 
Session 8: 4-A
December 3, 2016 11:00 to 12:30
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba, University of Wyoming
 

Firms' Heterogeneity in Accessing Foreign Markets: A Network Analysis
By Shibi He
   presented by: Shibi He,
 

Policy Uncertainty and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from the China-Japan Island Dispute
[slides]
By Hongyong Zhang; RIETI
   presented by: Cheng Chen, University of Hong Kong
 

Income Distribution, Internal Geography, and Gains from Trade
By Volodymyr Lugovskyy; Indiana University
Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba; University of Wyoming
   presented by: Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba, University of Wyoming
 
Session 9: 4-B
December 3, 2016 11:00 to 12:30
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Antoine Gervais, University of Notre Dame
 

What we can learn more from the Heterogeneous Firms Theory
By Xiaopeng Yin; University of International Business and Economics
   presented by: Xiaopeng Yin, University of International Business and Economics
 

The EMG Distribution and Aggregate Trade Elasticities
By Erick Sager; Bureau of Labor Statistics
Olga Timoshenko; The George Washington University
   presented by: Olga Timoshenko, The George Washington University
 

Uncertainty, Risk Aversion and International Trade
By Antoine Gervais; University of Notre Dame
   presented by: Antoine Gervais, University of Notre Dame
 
Session 10: 4-C
December 3, 2016 11:00 to 12:30
218 ABC Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Yan Ma, Kobe university
 

Sustainable Cooperation in International Trade: A Quantitative Analysis
[slides]
By Yuan Mei; University of Chicago
   presented by: Yuan Mei, University of Chicago
 

Per-capita Income, Taste for Quality, and Exports Across Countries
By Nan Xu; University of Colorado at Boulder
   presented by: Nan Xu, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

How do the average skill and the skill dispersion affect offshoring?
By Yan Ma; Kobe university
   presented by: Yan Ma, Kobe university
 
Session 11: 5
December 3, 2016 14:15 to 15:45
218 ABC Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: James Lake, Southern Methodist University
 

The IT Boom and Other Unintended Consequences of Chasing the American Dream
By Nicolas Morales; University of Michigan
   presented by: Nicolas Morales, University of Michigan
 

Capital Accumulation and the Dynamic Gains from Trade
By B Ravikumar; Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
Ana Maria Santacreu; St. Louis Fed
Michael Sposi; Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
   presented by: Michael Sposi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
 

Global Risk Sharing Through Trade in Goods and Assets: Theory and Evidence
By Inga Heiland; Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
   presented by: Inga Heiland, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
 
Session 12: 6
December 3, 2016 16:15 to 17:45
218 ABC Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: James Lake, Southern Methodist University
 

The Effect of Export Promotion on Firm Level Performance
By Georg Schaur; University of Tennessee
   presented by: Georg Schaur, University of Tennessee
 

"Just Do Your Job": Obedience, Routine Tasks, and the Pattern of Specialization
By Davin Chor; National University of Singapore
   presented by: Davin Chor, National University of Singapore
 

On the widely differing effects of free trade agreements: Lessons from twenty years of trade integration
By Scott Baier; Clemson University
   presented by: Scott Baier, Clemson University
 
Session 13: 7-A
December 4, 2016 9:00 to 10:30
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 

Feeding China's Rise: The Growth Effects of Trading with China, 1993-2011
By Thomas Zylkin; National University of Singapore
   presented by: Thomas Zylkin, National University of Singapore
 

International Competition and Labor Market Adjustment
By Joao Paulo Pessoa; Sao Paulo School of Economics / Centre f
   presented by: Joao Paulo Pessoa, Sao Paulo School of Economics / Centre f
 
Session 14: 7-B
December 4, 2016 9:00 to 10:30
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Ben Li, Boston College
 

Within-Firm Responses to Import Competition: Quality Upgrading and Exporting in the Peruvian Apparel Industry
By Pamela Medina; University of Toronto
   presented by: Pamela Medina, University of Toronto
 

Export Destination, Skill Utilization and Skill Premium in Chinese Manufacturing sector
By Bilal Khan; University of Southern California
Junjie Xia; University of Southern California
   presented by: Bilal Khan, University of Southern California
 

Specialization Dynamics, Convergence, and Idea Flows
By Liuchun Deng; Johns Hopkins University
   presented by: Liuchun Deng, Johns Hopkins University
 
Session 15: 8-A
December 4, 2016 11:00 to 12:30
214 C Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 

Coerced Labor in a Global Supply Chain: How Higher Commodity Prices (Don’t) Transmit to the Poor
By Alexander Danzer; KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Robert Grundke; University of Munich
   presented by: Robert Grundke, University of Munich
 

Gravity Channels in Trade
By Yulin Hou; Florida International University
Yun Wang; Florida International University
Hakan Yilmazkuday; Florida International University
   presented by: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 
Session 16: 8-B
December 4, 2016 11:00 to 12:30
214 D Stewart Center
 
Session Chair: Ben Li, Boston College
 

Evidence for the Tariff-Lobbying Paradox: Endogenous Tariffs Fall as Protectionist Lobbying Rises
By JUNYUN KIM; Korea university
Hongshik Lee; Korea University
Stephen Magee; University of Texas at Austin
   presented by: Stephen Magee, University of Texas at Austin
 

Offshoring and Inequality: A Matching and Sorting Model of Offshoring
By Jaerim Choi; UC Davis
   presented by: Jaerim Choi, UC Davis
 

Trading Goods and Territories
By Ben Li; Boston College
   presented by: Ben Li, Boston College
 

16 sessions, 46 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1 Ouyang, MiaoP5
2Ara, TomohiroP4
3Baier, ScottP12
4Beshkar, MostafaP3
5Borissov, KirillP6
6Chakrabarti, AvikP7
7Chen, ChengP8
8Choi, JaerimP16
9Chor, DavinP12
10Ciani, AndreaP5
11Colacicco, RudyP7
12Davies, MartinP6
13Deng, LiuchunP14
14Flach, LisandraP1
15Gervais, AntoineC6, P9, C9
16Grundke, RobertP15
17He, ShibiP8
18Heiland, IngaP11
19Hsu, Wen-TaiP1
20Huseynov, HuseynovP2
21Ichida, ToshihiroP1
22Jinji, NaotoP5
23Khan, BilalP14
24Lake, JamesP3, C11, C12
25Lee, SooyoungP4
26Li, BenC14, P16, C16
27Lugovskyy, VolodymyrP2
28Ma, YanC7, P10, C10
29Macedoni, LucaP7
30Magee, StephenP16
31Medina, PamelaP14
32Mei, YuanP10
33Morales, NicolasP11
34Pessoa, Joao PauloP13
35Riezman, RaymondC1, C3
36Schaur, GeorgP12
37Schymik, JanP2
38Skiba, Alexandre (Sasha)C5, P8, C8
39Sposi, MichaelP11
40Suwanprasert, WisarutP3
41Timoshenko, OlgaP9
42Tito, MariaP6
43Tokarick, StephenC2, P4, C4
44Xu, NanP10
45Yilmazkuday, HakanC13, P15, C15
46Yin, XiaopengP9
47Zylkin, ThomasP13

 

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