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Past Trade Brown Bag Seminars

Spring 2011 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

Location

Jan 4Ann Harrison, World BankDo Institutions Matter for FDI Spillovers? The Implications of China's "Special Characteristics" 

MC4-100

Jan 18Koen J.M. van der Veer, De Nederlandsche BankPrivate Credit Insurance Effect on Trade MC5-100
Feb 2Ariell Reshef, University of VirginiaSkill Biased Heterogeneous Firms: Trade Liberalization and the Skill Premium Redux

MC6-100

Feb 8

Masahiro Kawai and Ganeshan Wignaraja, Asian Development Bank Institute

Asian Free Trade Agreements: Trends, Challenges and Prospects MC6-100
Feb 15Marcelo Olarreaga, University of GenevaWeak Governments and Trade Agreements MC4-100
Mar 2Giovanni Perri, University of California, DavisThe Wage Effects of Immigration and Emigration MC4-100
Mar 15James Harrigan, University of Virginia and NBERExport Prices of U.S. Firms MC7-100
Mar 16Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia UniversityAre Trade Liberalizations a Source of Global Current Account Imbalances? MC6-100
Mar 29Megha Mukim, London School of EconomicsDoes Exporting Increase Productivity? Evidence from India MC4-100
Apr 5Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBERWhen Institutional Reform is Embedded in Trade Liberalization: Evidence from Chinese Exporters MC10-100
Apr 19

Quy-Toan Do and Claudio E. Raddatz, World Bank

Engendering Trade MC8-100
Apr 26Ingo Brochert and Aaditya Mattoo, World BankLandlocked or Policy Locked? How Services Trade Protection Deepens Economic Isolation MC4-100
May 3Mary Lovely, Syracuse UniversityDoes Final Market Demand Elasticity Influence the Location of Export Processing? Evidence from Multinational Decisions in China MC4-100
May 10Gnanaraj Chellaraj, World BankForeign Direct Investment in Apartheid and Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Augmented Knowledge-Capital Model MC9-100
May 17Mauro Guillen, The Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaIs the World Becoming Smaller? Globalization and Convergence Across Countries MC4-100
May 24Murat Seker, World BankImported Intermediate Goods and Product Innovation: Evidence from India MC4-100
May 31Ed Balistreri, Colorado School of Mines joint with David Tarr, World BankServices Liberalization in Preferential Trade Arrangements: The Case of Kenya MC4-100
Jun 7James Anderson, Boston College and NBERTerms of Trade and Global Efficiency Effects of Free Trade Agreements, 1990-2002 MC4-100
Jun 14Brian Kenneth Kovak, Carnegie Mellon UniversityLocal Labor Market Effects of Trade Policy: Evidence from Brazilian Liberalization MC4-100
Jun 21Ana Margarida Fernandes, The World BankTogether We Stand? Agglomeration in Indian Manufacturing MC4-100

Fall 2010 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

Location

Dec 6

Guido Porto, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Nicolas Depetris, Dubai School of Government
Marcelo Olarreaga, University of Geneva

Supply Chains in Export Agriculture, Competition, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa MC4-301
Nov 30Eric Verhoogen, Columbia University & NBERExport Destinations and Input Prices: Evidence from Portugal 

MC5-100

Nov 16Doug Irwin, Dartmouth & NBERThe Slide To Protectionism in the Great Depression: Who Succumbed and Why?MC5-100
Nov 9Alessandro Nicita, UNCTAD

The Value of Preferential Market Access 

MC8-100

Oct 25Brian McCaig, Australian National UniversityExporting Out of Poverty: Provincial Poverty in Vietnam and U.S. Market AccessMC3-101
Oct 22Rafael Carneiro, Princeton UniversityTrade Liberalization and Labor Market Dynamics MC3-101
Oct 22Erhan Artuç, Koç UniversityIntergenerational Effects of Trade Liberalization MC3-101
Oct 21Amalavoyal Chari, Cornell UniversityIdentifying the Aggregate Productivity Effects of Entry and Size Restrictions: An Empirical Analysis of License Reform in IndiaMC6-500 
Oct 20Joana Silva, World BankInternational Competition, Returns to Skill and Labour Market AdjustmentMC4-500 
Oct 18Prachi Mishra, IMFProtection for Free? The Political Economy of U.S. Tariff SuspensionsH 5-290
Oct 19Markus Brueckner, Pompeu Fabra UniversityOn the Simultaneity Problem in the Aid and Growth DebateMC2-436
Oct 18Leonardo Iacovone, World BankGetting Ready: Preparation for ExportingH 5-290
Oct 15Maggie Chen, George Washington UniversityThe Global Agglomeration of Multinational FirmsH2-480 
Oct 15
Mariano Bosch, University of AlicanteTrade Liberalization, Labor Reforms and Formal-Informal Employment DynamicsH2-480 
Oct 5Prachi Mishra, IMF

Do Crises Have Lasting Effects on Trade? 

MC5-500
Sep 28Will Martin, World BankMeasuring the Benefits of Global Trade Reform with Optimal Aggregators of Distortions 

MC10-100

Sep 21Jennifer Poole, University of California, Santa CruzTrade Liberalization, Firm Heterogeneity, and Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data MC10-100
Sep 7Amit K. Khandelwal, Columbia Business School & NBERThe Role of Intermediaries in Facilitating Trade 

MC7-100

Spring 2010 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

Location

Jul 27Chad Bown, World BankTaking Stock of Antidumping, Safeguards, and Countervailing Duties, 1990-2009 MC4-100
Jun 23Simon Evenett, University of St Gallen and CEPRTrade Policy-Related Exit Strategies for the G20: Rolling back "Jumbo" Protectionist MeasuresMC3-101
Jun 22Ana Fernandes, University of SussexDeterminants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China MC10-100
Jun 17Gene M. Grossman, Princeton UniversityIncome Distribution, Product Quality, and International Trade

MC3-570

Jun 15Natasha Xingyuan Che, Georgetown UniversityFactor Endowment, Structural Change, and Economic Growth

MC6-100

Jun 8

Emily Blanchard, University of Virginia

U.S. Multinationals and Preferential Market Access

MC10-100

Jun 1Daria Taglioni, European Central BankFirms and the Global Crisis: French Exports in the Turmoil 

MC6-100

May 25Benjamin Mandel, Board of GovernorsThe Dynamics and Differentiation of Latin American Metal Exports

MC6-100

May 18Philipe Martin, Sciences PoThe Vulnerability of Sub Saharan Africa to the Financial Crisis: the Case of Trade

MC9-100

May 11David Atkin, Yale UniversityTrade, Tastes and Nutrition in India

MC6-100

May 4Brent Neiman, University of Chicago, Booth School of BusinessTrade and the Global RecessionMC8-100
Apr 27Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia UniversityA Sexually Unbalanced Model of Current Account Imbalances MC3-570
Apr 15 ThursdayRobert W. Staiger, Stanford UniversityInternational Trade and Domestic Regulation MC10-100
Apr 13Gary Jefferson, Brandais UniversityAssessing FDI Spillovers in China: Why Are the Research Results So Different? MC4-301
Mar 30Caglar Ozden, World BankLeveling the Playing Field! National Implications of a Global Market for Football Players 

MC9-100

Mar 23Beata Javorcik, Oxford UniversityRoll out the Red Carpet and They Will Come: Investment Promotion, Information Asymmetries and FDI Inflows 

MC7-100

Mar 16Tibor Besedes, Georgia Institute of TechnologyWhat drives export survival? An analysis of export duration in Latin America 

MC9-100

Mar 9Jan De Loecker, Princeton UniversityMarkups and Firm-level Export Status 

MC8-100

Mar 2

Lee Branstetter, Carnegie Mellon UniversityIntellectual Property Rights, Imitation, and Foreign Direct Investment: Theory and Evidence 

MC8-100

Feb 23

Susan Chun Zhu, Michigan State University

Contractual vs. Arm’s Length Trade: Empirical Evidence on the Sorting of Firms and Products 

MC7-100

Feb 18
Thursday
Marc Melitz, Harvard UniversityMarket Size, Competition, and the Product Mix of Exporters 

MC8-100

Feb 16Hiau Looi Kee, World BankUncovering Horizontal Spillovers: When Foreign and Domestic Firms Share Common Local Input Suppliers 

MC7-100

Feb 2Maurice Schiff, World BankSmall-State Regional Cooperation, South-South and South-North Migration, and International Trade MC4-800
Jan 26Dave Donaldson, MIT

Railroads of the Raj: Estimating the Impact of Transportation Infrastructure      VIDEO 

MC5-100

Fall 2009 Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

Location

Dec 8Larry Karp, University of California, BerkeleyCap and Trade with a Safety Valve in the next Climate AgreementMC3-570
Dec 1Shanthi Nataraj, University of California, BerkeleyThe Impact of Trade Liberalization on Productivity and Firm SizeMC3-570
Nov 24

Ana Fernandes, World Bank

Does Trade Stimulate Innovation? Evidence from Firm-Product DataMC8-100 
Nov 17Leonardo Iacovone, World BankTrade as Engine of Creative Destruction: The Mexican Experience with Chinese CompetitionMC8-100  
Nov 10Oleg Itskhoki, Princeton UniversityUnequal Effects of Trade on Workers with Different AbilitiesMC8-100
Nov 3

David Weinstein, Columbia University & NBER

Exports and Financial Shocks

MC8-100

Oct 27Kathryn Dominguez, University of Michigan and NBERForeign Ownership and Firm Performance: Emerging-Market Acquisitions in the United States

MC10-100

Oct 26
(Monday)

Aaditya Mattoo, World Bank

What are the Real Costs to Developing Countries of Climate Change Mitigation?

MC10-100

Sep 29Kalina Manova, Stanford University & NBERExport Prices and Heterogeneous Firm ModelsMC7-100
Sep 21
(Monday)
Gordon Hanson, UC-San Diego & NBERBirth Rates and Border Crossings: The Demographic Push Behind Emigration in the Americas MC7-100
Sep 15

Chad P. Bown, World Bank, DECRG

Trade Liberalization, Antidumping, and Safeguards: Evidence from India's Tariff Reform MC10-100
Sep 14 Ann Harrison, World Bank, DECRG Industrial Policy and the Role of the State in Promoting GrowthMC13-121
Sep 8Christopher Parsons, University of Nottingham and World BankThe Evolution of Global Bilateral Migration 1960-2000 MC7-100



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