IES Summer Workshop
June 29 - July 1, 2010
Princeton Campus map

Tuesday, June 29                             300 Wallace Hall

12:30 p.m.                                          Lunch

2:00 p.m.                                            "Exports and Wage Premia: Evidence from
                                                          Mexican Employer-Employee Data"
                                                           by Judith Frías, David Kaplan
                                                           and Eric Verhoogen
3:00 p.m.                                             Discussion: Penny Goldberg         
3:10 p.m.                                             Discussion: Stephen Yeaple
3:20 p.m.                                             General Discussion

3:30 p.m.                                             Coffee Break

4:00 p.m.                                            "A Global View of Productivity Growth
                                                            in China and India"
                                                           by Chang-Tai Hsieh and Ralph Ossa
5:00 p.m.                                            Discussion: Dave Donaldson
5:10 p.m.                                            Discussion: Costas Arkolakis
5:20 p.m.                                            General Discussion                                     

                                                          Palmer House

6:30 p.m.                                           Cocktails
7:30 p.m.                                           Dinner

Wednesday, June 30                       300 Wallace Hall

8:00 a.m.                                           Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:20 a.m.                                   "The Collapse of International Trade
                                                          During the 2008-2009 Crisis: In
                                                          Search of the Smoking Gun"
                                                          by: Andrei Levchenko, Logan Lewis
                                                          and Linda Tesar

9:20-9:30 a.m.                                   Discussion: Gordon Hanson
9:30-9:40 a.m.                                   Discussion: Kalina Manova
9:40-9:55 a.m.                                   Short Break                                        

9:55-10:45 a.m.                                 "Trade and the Global Recession" 
                                                          by Jonathan Eaton, Sam Kortum,
                                                          Brent Neiman and John Romalis     

10:45-10:55 a.m.                               Discussion: Kei-Mu Yi
10:55-11:05 a.m.                               Discussion: Jonathan Vogel                        
11:05-11:30 a.m.                               Coffee

11:30-12:20 p.m.                              "The Great Trade Collapse of 2008-09:
                                                         An Inventory Adjustment?"
                                                         by George Alessandria,
                                                         Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan

12:20-12:30 p.m.                              Discussion: Daniel Trefler
12:30-12:40 p.m.                              Discussion: Natalia Ramondo

12:40-1:00 p.m.                                General Discussion: Trade and the Crisis

1:00 p.m.                                          Lunch                                                             

2:30 p.m.                                          Canoe Trip or Bowling

                                                        Maclean House

6:30 p.m.                                         Cocktails
7:30 p.m.                                         Dinner

Thursday, July 1                            300 Wallace Hall

8:30 a.m.                                         Breakfast

9:00 a.m.                                         "Multi-Product Firms at Home and Away:
                                                       Cost-Versus Quality-Based Competence"
                                                       by Carsten Eckel, Leonardo Iacovone,
                                                       Beata Javorcik and Peter Neary
10:00 a.m.                                       Discussion: Amit Khandelwal
10:10 a.m.                                       Discussion: Frederic Robert-Nicoud                      
10:20 a.m.                                       General Discussion                        

10:30 a.m.                                       Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.                                      "On the Optimality of Tariff Caps"
                                                       by Manuel Amador and Kyle Bagwell

12:00 p.m.                                      Discussion: Jonathan Eaton        
12:10 p.m.                                      Discussion: John McLaren                                   
12:20 p.m.                                      General Discussion                         

12:30 p.m.                                       Lunch

1:30 p.m.                                        "New Trade Models, Same Old Gains?"
                                                       by Costas Arkolakis, Arnaud Costinot
                                                       and Andrés Rodríguez-Clare

2:30 p.m.                                        Discussion: Robert Feenstra
2:40 p.m.                                        Discussion: Stephen Redding
2:50 p.m.                                        General Discussion                

3:00 p.m.                                         Coffee Break

3:30 p.m.                                        "Why Foreign Ownership May be Good
                                                       for You"
                                                       by: Hartmut Egger and Udo Kreickemeier

4:30 p.m.                                         Discussion: Kunal Dasgupta                                    
4:40 p.m.                                         Discussion: Don Davis                               
4:50 p.m.                                         General Discussion                        

5:00 p.m.                                         Adjourn

6:00 p.m.                                         Dinner at the home of
                                                       Esteban Rossi-Hansberg