Midwest International Trade Conference

Vanderbilt University, Nashville

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1October 5, 2018
14:15-15:45
204 Calhoun invited 1-A3
2October 5, 2018
14:15-15:45
218 Calhoun invited 1-B3
3October 5, 2018
16:15-17:45
204 Calhoun invited 2-A3
4October 5, 2018
16:15-17:45
218 Calhoun invited 2-B3
5October 6, 2018
9:00-10:30
301 Buttrick invited 3-A3
6October 6, 2018
9:00-10:30
306 Buttrick invited 3-B3
7October 6, 2018
9:00-10:30
309 Buttrick invited 3-C3
8October 6, 2018
11:00-12:30
301 Buttrick invited 4-A3
9October 6, 2018
11:00-12:30
306 Buttrick invited 4-B3
10October 6, 2018
11:00-12:30
309 Buttrick invited 4-C3
11October 6, 2018
14:15-15:45
102 Buttrick invited 53
12October 6, 2018
16:15-17:45
102 Buttrick invited 63
13October 7, 2018
9:00-10:30
302 Buttrick invited 7-A3
14October 7, 2018
9:00-10:30
306 Buttrick invited 7-B3
15October 7, 2018
11:00-12:30
302 Buttrick invited 8-A3
16October 7, 2018
11:00-12:30
306 Buttrick invited 8-B3
 

16 sessions, 48 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Midwest International Trade Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: 1-A
October 5, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
204 Calhoun
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, Aarhus University
Session type: invited
 

Discrete Trade
By Ahmad Lashkaripour; Indiana University
   presented by: Ahmad Lashkaripour, Indiana University
 

How do terms of trade effects matter for trade agreements?
By Mostafa Beshkar; Indiana University
Ryan Lee; Indiana University-Bloomington
   presented by: Mostafa Beshkar, Indiana University
 

Trade-Induced Job Turnover, Unemployment, and Allocative Efficiency: The Role of Demand Elasticity Adjustment
By Hamid Firooz; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Hamid Firooz, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session 2: 1-B
October 5, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
218 Calhoun
 
Session Chair: Frank Stähler, University of Tübingen
Session type: invited
 

Multinational Activity and the Demand for Foreign High-Skill Labor
By Nicolas Morales; University of Michigan
   presented by: Nicolas Morales, University of Michigan
 

Market size and entry in international trade: product versus firm fixed costs
By Walter Steingress; Bank of Canada
   presented by: Walter Steingress, Bank of Canada
 

International Technology Transfer and Productivity in the Turkish Automotive Parts Industry
By Mehmet Cemil Simsek; Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University
   presented by: Mehmet Cemil Simsek, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University
 
Session 3: 2-A
October 5, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
204 Calhoun
 
Session Chair: Raymond Riezman, Aarhus University
Session type: invited
 

Exempted Sectors in Free Trade Agreements
By Alan Deardorff; University of Michigan
Rishi Sharma; Colgate University
   presented by: Rishi Sharma, Colgate University
 

Preferential Trade Agreements and Global Sourcing
By Grant Bickwit; University of Georgia
Emanuel Ornelas; Sao Paulo School of Economics
John Turner; University of Georgia
   presented by: John Turner, University of Georgia
 

The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-level Evidence from China
By ,
   presented by: Gabriel Felbermayr, University of Munich and Ifo Institute
 
Session 4: 2-B
October 5, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
218 Calhoun
 
Session Chair: Frank Stähler, University of Tübingen
Session type: invited
 

Gender and Income Inequality in United States Tariff Burden
By Arthur Gailes; Haas Institute, UC Berkeley
Tamara Gurevich; U.S. International Trade Commission
Serge Shikher; U.S. International Trade Commission
Marinos Tsigas; U.S. International Trade Commission
   presented by: Tamara Gurevich, U.S. International Trade Commission
 

The Impact of NAFTA on Prices and Competition: Evidence from Mexican Manufacturing Plants
By Ken Kikkawa; University of British Columbia
Yuan Mei; University of Chicago
Pablo Robles; Brattle Group
   presented by: Ken Kikkawa, University of British Columbia
 

The Organization of International Trade
By Dominik Boddin; Kiel University
Frank Stähler; University of Tübingen
   presented by: Frank Stähler, University of Tübingen
 
Session 5: 3-A
October 6, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
301 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Thomas Zylkin, University of Richmond
Session type: invited
 

Border Carbon Adjustments and Foreign Direct Investment with Technology Transfer
By Morihiro Yomogida; Sophia University
   presented by: Morihiro Yomogida, Sophia University
 

Issue Linkage in International Environmental Agreements Formation
By Xinyi Geng; University of New South Wales
Alan Woodland; University of New South Wales
   presented by: Xinyi Geng, University of New South Wales
 

Capital Flows, Capital-Controls and Business Cycles
[slides]
By Adugna Olani; Queen's University
   presented by: Adugna Olani, Queen's University
 
Session 6: 3-B
October 6, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
306 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
Session type: invited
 

Trade and the Changing Pattern of Education: Empirical Evidence from India
By Devaki Ghose; University of Virginia
   presented by: Devaki Ghose, University of Virginia
 

Trade and Welfare Effects of a Potential Free Trade Agreement between Japan and the United States
By Timo Walter; University of Hohenheim, Germany
   presented by: Timo Walter, University of Hohenheim, Germany
 

New Exporters: Plant Labor Structure and Female Employment
By Raffi Garcia; Brandeis University
   presented by: Raffi Garcia, Brandeis University
 
Session 7: 3-C
October 6, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
309 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Felipe Benguria, University of Kentucky
Session type: invited
 

The Paradox of Transfers: Distribution and the Dutch Disease.
By Nazanin Behzadan; Ryerson University
Richard Chisik; Ryerson University Toronto
   presented by: Nazanin Behzadan, Ryerson University
 

Reputation of Quality in International Trade: Evidence from Consumer Product Recalls
By Jiatong Zhong; Purdue University
   presented by: Jiatong Zhong, Purdue University
 

Implications of multilateral tariff bindings on the extent of preferential trade agreement formation
By Moise Nken; Ryerson University
Halis Yildiz; Ryerson University
   presented by: Moise Nken, Ryerson University
 
Session 8: 4-A
October 6, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
301 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Thomas Zylkin, University of Richmond
Session type: invited
 

Import Competition and the Endogenous Response of Quality and Markup: Evidence from U.S. Import Data
By Hamed Atrianfar; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Hamed Atrianfar, Pennsylvania State University
 

How Learning Affects Firm's Export Entry Decisions
By Beverly Mendoza
   presented by: Beverly Mendoza,
 

Bias and Consistency in Three-way Gravity Models
By Martin Weidner; University College London
Thomas Zylkin; University of Richmond
   presented by: Thomas Zylkin, University of Richmond
 
Session 9: 4-B
October 6, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
306 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
Session type: invited
 

What's Behind the Figures? Quantifying the Cross-Country Exporter Productivity Gap
By Kozo Kiyota; Keio University / University of Hawaii, Manoa
Toshiyuki Matsuura; Keio University
Lionel Nesta; Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis
   presented by: Kozo Kiyota, Keio University / University of Hawaii, Manoa
 

Trade Policy Uncertainty and Innovation: Evidence from China
By Federica Coelli; University of Oslo
   presented by: Federica Coelli, University of Oslo
 

Accounting for Trade Deficits
By Hakan Yilmazkuday; Florida International University
   presented by: Hakan Yilmazkuday, Florida International University
 
Session 10: 4-C
October 6, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
309 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Felipe Benguria, University of Kentucky
Session type: invited
 

Language barriers to foreign trade: evidence from translation costs
By Alejandro Molnar; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt University
 

Learning, Externalities, and Export Dynamics
By Ben Hamilton; UVA
   presented by: Ben Hamilton, UVA
 

The Transmission of Commodity Price Super-Cycles
By Felipe Benguria; University of Kentucky
Felipe Saffie; University of Maryland
   presented by: Felipe Benguria, University of Kentucky
 
Session 11: 5
October 6, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
102 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Georg Schaur, University of Tennessee
Session type: invited
 

Are All Imports Created Equal? The Link between Imported Intermediate Sources and Export Success
By Jason Campbell; University of San Diego
   presented by: Jason Campbell, University of San Diego
 

Innovation, Firm Size Distribution, and Gains from Trade
[slides]
By Yi-Fan Chen; Academia Sinica
Wen-Tai Hsu; Singapore Management University
Shin-Kun Peng; Academia Sinica
   presented by: Yi-Fan Chen, Academia Sinica
 

Phase Out Tariffs, Phase In Trade?
By Tibor Besedes; Georgia Institute of Technology
Tristan Kohl; University of Groningen
James Lake; Southern Methodist University
   presented by: James Lake, Southern Methodist University
 
Session 12: 6
October 6, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
102 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Georg Schaur, University of Tennessee
Session type: invited
 

Innovation, Growth, and Dynamic Gains from Trade
By Wen-Tai Hsu; Singapore Management University
Raymond Riezman; Aarhus University
Ping Wang; Washington University in St. Louis
   presented by: Ping Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Quality, Variable Markups, and Welfare: A Quantitative General Equilibrium Analysis of Export Prices
By Stephen Yeaple; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Stephen Yeaple, Pennsylvania State University
 

The Effectiveness of Sanctions: New Evidence Based on Structural Gravity and a New Database
By Yoto Yotov; Drexel University
   presented by: Yoto Yotov, Drexel University
 
Session 13: 7-A
October 7, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
302 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
Session type: invited
 

Trade Effects of the New Silk Road – A GIS Analysis
[slides]
By Suprabha Baniya; Clark University
Nadia Rocha; World Bank
michele ruta; world bank
   presented by: Suprabha Baniya, Clark University
 

Quantifying the Causal Impact of FTA on the New Goods Margin - Chilean Evidence
By Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho; University of New South Wales
   presented by: Sang-Wook (Stanley) Cho, University of New South Wales
 

Preferential Liberalization and Self-Enforcing Multilateral Cooperation: Evidence from Latin America´s Use of Tariffs, Antidumping and Safeguards
By Patricia Tovar; Pontificia Universidad Católica del Per
   presented by: Patricia Tovar, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Per
 
Session 14: 7-B
October 7, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
306 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Michael Ryan, Western Michigan University
Session type: invited
 

Estimating the Gains from Trade in Frictional Local Labor Markets
By Germán Pupato; Ryerson University
   presented by: Germán Pupato, Ryerson University
 

TRADE IN VALUE-ADDED AND THE WELFARE GAINS OF GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS
By ARNOLD NJIKE; Université Paris Dauphine
   presented by: ARNOLD NJIKE, Université Paris Dauphine
 

Demand Elasticities and Implications on International Trade: The role of country size revisited
By Weisi Xie; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
   presented by: Weisi Xie, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 
Session 15: 8-A
October 7, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
302 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
Session type: invited
 

Two-Sided Heterogeneity, Endogenous Bargaining, and International Matching Markets
By Jaerim Choi; University of Hawaii at Manoa
   presented by: Jaerim Choi, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 

Trade and Labor Market Institutions: A Tale of Two Liberalizations
[slides]
By Alessandro Ruggieri; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona GSE
   presented by: Alessandro Ruggieri, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona GSE
 

Unilateral Tax Reform: Border Adjusted Prices, Cash Flow Taxes, and Transfer Pricing
By Eric Bond; Vanderbilt University
Thomas A Gresik; University of Notre Dame
   presented by: Eric Bond, Vanderbilt University
 
Session 16: 8-B
October 7, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
306 Buttrick
 
Session Chair: Michael Ryan, Western Michigan University
Session type: invited
 

Does Machine Translation Affect International Trade? Evidence from a Large Digital Platform
By Erik Brynjolfsson; MIT
Xiang Hui; Washington University in St. Louis
Meng Liu; MIT Sloan
   presented by: Xiang Hui, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Trade Policy Uncertainty and Stock Market Performance
By Federico Esposito; Tufts University
   presented by: Federico Esposito, Tufts University
 

A Theory of Financial Frictions and Foreign Direct Investment
By Horst Raff; Kiel University
Michael Ryan; Western Michigan University
Frank Stähler; University of Tübingen
   presented by: Michael Ryan, Western Michigan University
 

16 sessions, 48 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Atrianfar, HamedP8
2Baniya, SuprabhaP13
3Behzadan, NazaninP7
4Benguria, FelipeC7, P10, C10
5Beshkar, MostafaP1
6Bond, EricC13, P15, C15
7Campbell, JasonP11
8Chen, Yi-FanP11
9Cho, Sang-Wook (Stanley)P13
10Choi, JaerimP15
11Coelli, FedericaP9
12Esposito, FedericoP16
13Felbermayr, GabrielP3
14Firooz, HamidP1
15Garcia, RaffiP6
16Geng, XinyiP5
17Ghose, DevakiP6
18Gurevich, TamaraP4
19Hamilton, BenP10
20Hui, XiangP16
21Kikkawa, KenP4
22Kiyota, KozoP9
23Lake, JamesP11
24Lashkaripour, AhmadP1
25Mendoza, BeverlyP8
26Molnar, AlejandroP10
27Morales, NicolasP2
28NJIKE, ARNOLDP14
29Nken, MoiseP7
30Olani, AdugnaP5
31Pupato, GermánP14
32Riezman, RaymondC1, C3
33Ruggieri, AlessandroP15
34Ryan, MichaelC14, P16, C16
35Schaur, GeorgC11, C12
36Sharma, RishiP3
37Simsek, Mehmet CemilP2
38Stähler, FrankC2, P4, C4
39Steingress, WalterP2
40Tovar, PatriciaP13
41Turner, JohnP3
42Walter, TimoP6
43Wang, PingP12
44Xie, WeisiP14
45Yeaple, StephenP12
46Yilmazkuday, HakanC6, P9, C9
47Yomogida, MorihiroP5
48Yotov, YotoP12
49Zhong, JiatongP7
50Zylkin, ThomasC5, P8, C8

 

This program was last updated on 2018-10-02 18:18:11 EDT